Well, it's almost time. Time for celebrations and, more importantly, time for new beginnings. For many people, myself included, this is when we cement our New Year's resolutions and plan out how we're going to reach them. I have several resolutions for 2019, mostly revolving around self-improvement. This year I used the Pentacle Goals Worksheet… Continue reading Happy Almost New Years
Happy Winter Solstice everyone! And happy first day of Yule! While I don't celebrate this Sabbat as traditionally as most pagans, I still feel a deep connection to it and celebrate it 'mentally', if that makes sense. Being a low-spoon pagan/witch, most of the standard Yule celebrations are a bit much for me. But I… Continue reading Yuletide Greetings!
The Procrastination Monster, a poem by Elliott Knight I have a monster friend Their name's Procrastination They like to taunt and torment me and waste my imagination I want to read, and write, and draw and do oh so many things but Procrastination's there to stop me; always waiting in the wings … Continue reading The Procrastination Monster
Alright folks, let's get back to business. I actually meant to make this post last month, but of course your dude Elly here can't keep a blog updated to save their life. But hey, better late than never, right? Anyway, onward! Last month I had my final follow-up with my orthopedic surgeon. That's right, final… Continue reading The Clubfoot Chronicles: A New Chapter
[IMAGE DESCRIPTION: Mushu from Mulan rising up with his arms in front of him, with "I live!" written in subtitles.] Hey y'all! How's it going? I'm not even gonna bother with excuses and just jump back into this. Know that I am sorry, though. Well, life's actually been going really well for me lately. I'm… Continue reading I LIIIIIIIVVVVVVEEEEE
cw: ableism, functioning labels, attempted suicide When I was 12 years old, I was diagnosed with "high-functioning Asperger's Syndrome". I didn't know it then, but this essentially translated to "you're basically normal, so you're going to get none of the help you actually need, as well as have your struggles hand-waved." While I did… Continue reading Being Labeled “High Functioning” Kept Me Isolated and Hindered My Personal Growth
Welp, I'm a day late for #RedInstead, and I didn't do anything for it this year. Whoops. Sadly, I've been having an extremely hard time balancing my IRL and online lives. However, my mood overall has been improving, and I'm feeling far more positive than I've been in the past couple of months. I chock… Continue reading Happy April!