FAQ #23: When did I last feel as free as that time I ate a four pack of donuts by myself?

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how it feels to be alone with yourself after a big change. Something happened to me recently, you see. In fact, it had been happening for a long time and I just hadn’t found somewhere to place it all. I found myself stewing in other people’s opinions on the matter and making myself sick with it all. It … Continue reading FAQ #23: When did I last feel as free as that time I ate a four pack of donuts by myself?

Hot text: song recs for sad showers

Every so often I send out a single text. A couple of lines, usually prefaced with ‘big q:’ or ‘question of the day’. This heads out to the majority of my contacts including those I haven’t spoken to in a while. Sometimes it’s sweetly full of replies from my closest friends – clearly not bored of my queries at this point – and they tend … Continue reading Hot text: song recs for sad showers

FAQ #3278: Why do I always listen to songs about heartbreak on my birthday and feel so, so alone?

What is it about the gentle strum of an acoustic guitar or the soft tinkle of a grand piano that welcomes feelings such as impending doom so easily? How much red velvet cake is too much? Why isn’t that cute girl sending me any pictures of tiny budgies today? It’s okay to have these big, heady questions swirling around your mind like that. Especially on … Continue reading FAQ #3278: Why do I always listen to songs about heartbreak on my birthday and feel so, so alone?