Tag Archives: coping

The one where there is a crossroads

I’m just going to put this out there, right from the outset – something that is still a mystery to me is the effect of the menstrual cycle on the body. ┬áIt’s really amazing how a woman’s body can be … Continue reading

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Recovery isn’t the road to perfect

It seems kind of counterintuitive, but up until the other day when I posted my last poem “Inside a Box,” I kind of had this feeling that I hadn’t reached “recovered” yet because I was still unhappy a lot of … Continue reading

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Chugging Gatorade as a metaphor for a knock out punch.

I was reminded yesterday that there are some major downsides to getting your period. When I wasn’t getting it every month, I forgot about how I used to feel really weak in swim practices and meets when I was on … Continue reading

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