Some things I’d really rather you didn’t know

I have emetophobia and sometimes it makes me terrified of leaving the house. The thought of germs makes me uncomfortable. When I was in primary school, I remember someone throwing up after drinking apple juice in the canteen, so I avoid that at all costs. I am that girl who will send a text and [...]

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Closure does not exist

You know what is so annoying? That closure does not exist. It never has and it never will. And until recently I had been so sure that someday I would get closure on things I've always wanted closure on. But I've realised that I will never get it. Because closure means ending. It means peace. [...]

Sometimes people ask me how you are and I don’t know the answer

Not speaking to people for ages is strange. They knew you for years but suddenly they wouldn't be able to answer the simplest question about you. They only know you from the last moment they saw you. From the last time you texted them. The last time you opened up to them. Called them. Turned [...]

21 things only chronically late people will understand

1. When you tell someone you will be ready in 10 minutes, you still need to shower and wash your hair. Oh and curl it. And pick an outfit. And do your makeup. And eat something. 2. Everyday you stay in bed for an extra 30 minutes even though you know you'll have to end [...]

My messy heart

It's hard to have a messy heart. It's so gross. So full of blood and feelings and overanalysing and crying. Full of questioning and jumping to conclusions and giving without reciprocation. It's being convinced that your heart, even if it's messy, is somehow lacking. That it's not enough. That other, better, people move on from [...]

Welcome to the 9th of January, when you’re crap at life again

You woke up on January 1st (at mid day because getting in at 4am is rough) with all the ambition and motivation in the world. You jump up (with a pounding headache and the intense urge to vomit) and try to pretend you aren't as hungover as you actually are. Don't be concerned you are [...]