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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

  • DeadName
    For the majority of my life, I have not identified with or liked the name that my parents assigned me at birth. It is a religious name, and commonly a male name. The latter has been the most difficult as I am often misgendered at medical appointments and government agencies. I visited my parents forContinue reading “DeadName”
  • DreamsFromDiary5
    “December 25, 2007: Christmas Eve 10:19AM: I had a dream about going on this evil enchanted train and I knew all about it but dad wouldn’t admit it. Then we landed at this city where there were evil creatures everywhere spying on each other, trying to kill each other. I turned into a raven andContinue reading “DreamsFromDiary5”
  • Diary5Part3: DancingQueen
    “March 27, 2008: The past week has been mid-terms. In dance, we’re supposed to run rally choreography, but the freshmen aren’t getting along so well today. Mom sent Ms. Rogers an email. It’s ok. The experience only made me stronger. “ I downplayed my experiences with the other freshman. They were very disrespectful and madeContinue reading “Diary5Part3: DancingQueen”
  • Diary5Part2: Homecoming
    “January 13, 2008: Me and dad clashed again today cuz I wanted to come home early to do homework and chores after 1st service. He was talking about me putting dance before church and homework and shit. He’s got it all twisted. At least I was thinking about getting it done. He doesn’t understand theContinue reading “Diary5Part2: Homecoming”
  • Diary5: MyFirstKiss
    Note: This is a long Post! It’s a bit challenging to fit an entire diary into a few blog posts but I’d rather not do 60 million parts. I was able to fit this one into 3. This diary starts off after I “went” to a going away party thrown by a member of myContinue reading “Diary5: MyFirstKiss”

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