Keep Getting Happier Until You’re Dead

2 years ago with 12 comments in Uncategorized
The good news about having been lonely and desperate and insecure in high school is that college is a liberating, exciting experience, where you will be surrounded by likeminded companions who are filled, like you, with the searing, visionary intensity of youth. The good news about having been a neurotic, unstable mess with horrifying attachment issues in college is that being a ...

It Hardly Hurts At All

4 years ago with 9 comments in Uncategorized
If you don’t mind their trademark combination of foulness, expletives, poop jokes, and brilliant insight, I highly recommend this article on Cracked: Five Great Joys In Life That Healthy People Never Experience. If you’re lucky enough to have a condition that can be treated — not even cured, just treated a little — the moment the medication kicks in is like unlocking a ...

Stage Fright

5 years ago with 7 comments in Uncategorized
I was having a great night out at the bar — I was with mostly men, a situation that would have once tied my tongue completely, but I was doing great! I left the booth to use the bathroom. I was so pleased with myself for being social, and relaxed, and non-awkward, and normal, that I congratulated myself in the mirror. Out loud. For being so normal. Then I heard the toilet behind me ...