Time loss

Bear in Mind

My bed and I have a complicated, toxic love-hate relationship. Mental illness is exhausting and causes me to sleep a lot.
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ENGOs are a go

What On Earth

For the classic American worn out by bureaucracy and the slow-moving political machine, engaging with an ENGO is the best way to see immediate green action.
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Sharing and caring

Along for the Ride

From a very young age, I have been conditioned to accept questions from adults about all aspects of my life and medical condition.
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‘Not sick enough’

Bear in Mind

While my therapist has me rate how I’m feeling on a 1-10 scale each week, there isn’t actually a definitive way to “rank” my mental illness and its severity. Illnesses are relative; what is “severe” for one person is functional for another. Both deserve to receive as much treatment as they need.
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Not so uplyfting

git reset

Cities were built to be scalable systems. They weren’t modeled for thousands of underpaid drivers to “pick up Divya and drop off Varsha next” all day.
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The more, the merrier?

Sex on Tuesday

Social prescriptions limit the acceptable forms of love, and among the most difficult norms to defy is monogamy. If your instincts carry you outside social convention — as mine have — you must work all the more diligently for love to succeed.
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Rain, rain, go away

Along for the Ride

As much as I gripe about the wind and the rain, I’m so glad I never have to worry about being unable to walk in the streets because of snow or ice and that I can suffice with a hoodie to keep me warm on most days.
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