Talking About Mental Illness

It's always a complicated thing to talk about mental illness, no matter who you are. I read a tweet today, which I would link if I could find it, that was talking about how people say your should talk about it if you're feeling suicidal, but then when you do, you're treated like it's just … Continue reading Talking About Mental Illness

The June Bug Incident

It's 9:30 pm. I'm standing in my kitchen, holding a cup of juice. I notice a June bug on the floor. So does the cat. "Felicia, get the June bug!" She sniffs it, takes a few steps backward. "Felicia, get the June bug!" I repeat. Again she sniffs it, again takes a few steps backward. … Continue reading The June Bug Incident