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AboutMe

Why am I blogging publicly, rather than keeping everything in my journals? By putting these written experiences online, my diaries have purpose. I’m breathing new life into my experiences. I am taking back the narrative of my life. No one can control me anymore, not my parents, not God, not significant others, just me. MyContinue reading “AboutMe”

WhyI’mStartingABlog

When I was a child, I wanted to be a writer. I wanted to create novels about love and drama and magic. Everywhere I went I had a book. The doctor, the dentist, car rides. To immerse myself in a book was like being in another universe. One where I connected with the main characterContinue reading “WhyI’mStartingABlog”

LATEST POSTS

  • A Whole New World
    Today I feel lonely. When Evan, my roommate leaves the house I feel as though I am left with nothing. Sometimes Aitch, Evan’s girlfriend and my other roommate, is there and we talk or watch TV and it feels nice to have that connection. I am struggling with how to spend my time. I boughtContinue reading “A Whole New World”
  • Bath Stew
    What do you do when nothing can soothe you? When your heart is pounding and your mind can’t focus and you feel like you’ll be stuck in this bubble of negativity? Many times, I open my meditation app only to scroll through and close the app in frustration. It’s hard to sit still with onesContinue reading “Bath Stew”
  • The Waiting Game
    Today is Easter Sunday. This means nothing to me as I do not follow any religion. It’s been a pretty boring day. I made a mental list of things I want to do to keep myself busy. I am finishing up digitizing all of my family videos. This project has taken me a few monthsContinue reading “The Waiting Game”
  • Liquor Store
    Tonight I went to the liquor store with my boyfriend. We haven’t really spoken in about three days. Last Tuesday we had a couples therapy session and it was not good. Not good at all. I was so angry and I lashed out a lot. Justifiably so, but it doesn’t make it any less harder.Continue reading “Liquor Store”
  • My Mental Health and Medication
    I haven’t had the motivation to write for months, in my journal or otherwise. When I’m feeling really down, writing starts to feel like a chore. This is what’s been happening for the past few months: I have barely gotten any work acting (surprise surprise). I now have a psychiatrist and have been on medicationContinue reading “My Mental Health and Medication”

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