I would go to school with a water bottle filled with alcohol stolen from whatever home I was in. No one would notice, because I didn’t drink until I was belligerent — just enough to get outside of myself.
“One of the lessons Yoga gives us is acceptance. It teaches that you can improve, but you first have to find acceptance with where you are now.” It took me a really long time to admit to myself… Read More
**Trigger Warning: childhood sexual abuse** I laid there, staring at the ceiling; wondering how my life had become this way. I knew in my head I should feel sad, but I didn’t feel anything. I felt numb. I… Read More
**Trigger Warning** When I was 24, I was raped. “Because I was drunk, I blamed myself.” I don’t remember the details. I remember bits and pieces – walking up the steps to his apartment, a room full… Read More