The Mighty, February 25, 2020

"It started with Jenny Craig. It started with little lemon cakes the size of a box of matches marketed as an indulgence. It started with a boy. It started with starving for a just a few minutes and school superlatives that were not “most likely to be strong.”

Middlebury Magazine, May 3, 2018

"My mental illness is an entity that, before I knew what it was and who I was, spun me into its web as a fiber of distortion. I felt so alone and yet so at ease with the chaos, as it was all I had ever known."

Embracing the Truth

BP Magazine for Bipolar, Spring Issue, 2018

"In time, it became easier for them to understand the intricacies of me, a person who, despite how the DSM may characterize me, has amazing qualities that wouldn't otherwise exist. When I wrote my truth, the color came back into my world, my writing improved, and I could see new connections between objects, experiences, and feelings."

The Mighty, August 19, 2017

"This picture is the most important piece of property I own."

The Mighty, August 17, 2017

"Here I am, telling you about last week - a chapter I refuse to leave out even if doing so is what's easiest."

Luna Luna Magazine, August 16, 2017

"I wouldn’t change this picture or this day. It says I am enough with the tears, with skin beaten by the storm of another breakdown. It screams out loud to be seen and heard; to say this is me, unpolished and proud."

New York, NY, USA

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