Surviving The Holidays

Want to know a not-very-fun fact about me? I loathe the holidays. If I could have things my way, we’d have Halloween, a pagan Yule festival, and then go about our merry ways until summer. That’s it. None of this junk about covering up genocide turkeys, or professions of undying love and chocolate, or anythingContinue reading “Surviving The Holidays”

Depression – Part 2

Check out Part 1 here. Content Warning: depression, emotional abuse, self-harm, suicide attempts This is what depression has looked like for me. It’s a long story, and not a fun one, but I hope you’ll learn something from it, even if all you take away is that you’re not alone. It’s hard to tell thisContinue reading “Depression – Part 2”

Depression – Part 1

Content Warning: depression, suicide, Covid-19, general 2020 unpleasantness. Depression comes in many shapes and sizes, and all are equally valid. Just because one person’s depression only comes on during winter months doesn’t mean they suffer less than someone who has it year-round. I know one thing I struggle with is comparing scars — meaning: “IContinue reading “Depression – Part 1”

Introduction

Hey there, I’m Erica. I gave you a brief introduction to me in the About page, but if you’re interested, here’s more of my story. As a child, I was very quiet and reserved. I always had my nose in a book, and as long as I was able to read, I was content. IContinue reading “Introduction”