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Imperfect Weight Loss Article 3: Went Down a Pant Size!

So before I get into anything else, I did shrink one pant size. This is particlularly exciting for me because the last time I went up a pant size, it was the biggest I had ever been, so needless to say, it was a little depressing. So I have definitely made progress Continue reading “Imperfect Weight Loss Article 3: Went Down a Pant Size!”

Artist of the week: Andie Bruce

Andie, a graphic designer, has been making banners for everyone, but specifically those suffering from mental illness, to spread messages of positivity and self-assurance in a modern, visual way after years of her own battle with anxiety and panic disorders. With statistics like 1 in 5 American’s (or 18.5%) experiencing mental illness in a given year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Health, it’s … Continue reading Artist of the week: Andie Bruce

Songs for after the march: a girl-power playlist

  When I woke up on Jan. 20, I felt hopeless. Donald Trump assumed the presidency, despite his harmful rhetoric towards women and minorities. Things just felt different. Just two months earlier, I had voted for who I was so sure would be the first female president, but I was wrong. On the following day the Women’s March on Washington and hundreds of other sister … Continue reading Songs for after the march: a girl-power playlist

‘Flying Solo’ by MendyZ

“Now I have become Death, the destroyer of worlds,” she spoke into the microphone, toggling the little nub on and off in her anxiety and excitement; feeling the metallic cold and the carefully etched ridges against her fluorescent, scaly skin. She used to be human, or at least that is what she made herself out to be for around a millennia of time. Time choked in chemical and biological reactions, that made her sneeze. She never could escape the feeling of her skin crawling.

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