Living with PMS That Makes You Want to Die | Broadly

Dear God, I’d totally forgotten there was a name for such a nightmarish experience. All those hundreds of suicide attempts, the inexplicable hunger, rage, and depression. The never-ending panic attacks. Wanting to cut my organs out. Being misdiagnosed with bipolar disorder. Every female disorder seemed to have hit me: endometriosis, PCOS, and PMDD. I can’t […]

Friendships Were the Most Exciting Part in Media

Cross-posted from Postmodern Woman Romantic movies and books tend to bore me. Even the erotic ones. They’re filled with jealousy, ownership, and terrible communication coupled with a severe lack of emotional (and simple anatomical) intelligence. There is usually no reason for either of the romantic people to love one another, no thought as to logistics, […]

My Blissful Escape: How I Defied Terrible Odds

*Notes: 1. Cross-posted from Postmodern Woman. 2.For all of you too afraid to share yesterday’s post or those who simply don’t understand it, fret not. Today’s post isn’t about race but about humanity. And maybe it’ll provide you with the context you need to translate my other posts this week. Thank you for reading. I […]

Sex, Love, and BDSM; Dating notes from an Englishman in New York: On the subject of labels

Human first! As I’ve always said! And even thoughmany of my characters are something other than human it still stands that none of their traits, labels, or aspects are bigger than their core (their lovely electron-like humanity). A label may tell you where someone stands or where they’ve been but it will never dictate where […]

Begin Again

I had yet another surgery yesterday. I think this makes it my sixth total. I’m recovering. I have to resume the daily trips in once more for dressing changes (and deal with the fresh, singeing pain all over again) but the thing about undergoing traumatic experiences is that you become more solid in the knowledge […]