My Poetry Collection Is Out Now!

Happy book birthday to my first poetry collection! You can now buy it in ebook and print at all major online retailers. I hope you like it!

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Publishing Books is Weird

If there’s one common thread across both of my publishing experiences, it’s that the whole thing feels oddly and inappropriately anticlimatic.

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the patient and gentle

A poem about having a panic attack in front of someone you don’t know very well – but finding that they are patient and kind and gentle.

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How to give up without being a failure

This past week, I had to accept a failure and admit it to someone. I’ve not felt this vulnerable for ages – and that risk changed me so much.

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leaping over the edge

A poem about recovery from depression, and how to know when to push and when to rest – finding the difference between pain and discomfort.

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The better I get, the harder things are

I’m still adjusting to being high functioning with depression, and still discovering that it somehow feels a lot worse than when I was at rock bottom.

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Your Normal Is My Scary: 6 – A Hen Do

This year I’m doing something that challenges my anxiety every single month. For June, I went to a hen do with several people I don’t know! And…I had fun?

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