Internet Addiction is Real

Internet addiction is a real thing.  I haven’t googled it to find out because I am certain that it exists.  I definitely have it.  My internet addiction started at a very young age, well before my substance addiction came into my life.  It all started with a little thing called AOL and a certain “You’ve […]

On Taking Things Personally

I used to take every thing personal.  If a girl at school called me ugly then I believed her and thought that I was ugly.  If someone told me my skin was pale then I’d make sure to do something about it.  I would also take positive things personal.  I felt myself get high off […]

Self Care Guilt

What is this thing that happens to me when I do something nice for myself?  This immediate pang of guilt.  Where on earth does this come from?  Why does it happen every time?  Either in a feeling of remorse for doing something nice for myself, or a feeling of guilt because I have spent an […]

What I Want to Be (When I Grow Up)

I’m taking a career counseling class this summer and I got inspired to write about how I ended up where I am.  I was 17 years old when I went to college.  I had no clue what I wanted to do except I knew I wanted to have a whole lot of fun.  Junior year […]