Category Archives: personal

The Silliness of Image

Although I’ve always had a fairly strong non-comfortist streak, for about a couple of years after I first started going to private school, I really worked hard at trying to fit in and gain acceptance with the “cool” crowd in my class. I begged and whined at my parents until they got me the $40 shirts everyone else was wearing to school, I refused to wear anything my parents bought from K-Mart (which was the family’s primary outfitter at the time), I got heavily into…

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Thank you

The depression I’ve been suffering from these past few days has only been getting worse. I even skipped half of my usual waffles-and-Mystery Science Theatre 3000 Thanksgiving tradition today, just eating the waffles and generally moping around the house. Things have gotten bad enough that I notice myself slipping back into some of the old, destructive behaviours I thought I’d gotten over in recent years. I suppose things aren’t so bad right now because I can distract myself with the Red Wings game on my…

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Although the eleventh of this month is notable for me personally because it was the day I launched this Website seven years ago, it’s also painful for me because five years ago on that date, I made the biggest mistake of my life. I turned my back on the best friend I’ve ever had in my entire life at the moment when she needed me the most, and nearly every day since then I have cursed myself for having done what I did. Some days…

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