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Explains how PTSD rewires the brain →
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Today a friend told me that my dreams are boring, and I was deeply offended. Does this make sense? Probably not. Did she mean to hurt my feelings? Absolutely not. This is my attempt to reconcile this conflict through writing. (Also, my example dream is a bit graphic, this is my warning.) I feel very connected to my dreams; they are the results of letting my brain run free. I think dreams...
Why do I love the Doctor? (Spoilers)
No, not MY doctor, THE Doctor. I love the Doctor because he loses everything, and he keeps going. Everything and every person of value in his life is ripped away from him, just when it reaches it most precious state. He has had many companions and friends, but, as he says it, “They’ve all got someone else.” And yet he continues. He keeps running, stopping again and again to...
"Truth and Beauty" and Pain
Don’t get me wrong, I love my major, but the books are so terribly depressing. “It’s true,” she said, leaning her head on my shoulder. ”It’s your blessing and your curse. You’re always going to be fine.” -Lucy Grealy, as quoted by Ann Patchett, in Truth and Beauty And how am I supposed to trick myself into thinking it gets better for these...
Sometimes the briefest moments capture us, force us to take them in, and demand...– Lucy Grealy, Autobiography of a Face.
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It is time for me to finally become that tree I’ve longed to be. To let my roots grow deep and strong, to raise my branches to the sun. I cannot be a shield or home, or hide in walls of brick and stone. It is time for me to stop and see the frailty of things unlike me. I will not be felled or chopped into pieces that you can use. I will not be told that I am not a woman of...