Safe Places, December 2020 I have found a home. The dragonflies buzz and lilt By the yacht club lake. Swinging high, higher, Aiming for the sun and sky, Flying with sisters. My hands are in dough. I laugh as I try to hold This delicious life. This is usually where I put the links to … Continue reading Safe Places
🎅 Family - This is a good time to get together with the people you love, whether this is your biological family or your chosen family. Also, don't feel pressured into spending time with people who do make you feel good, even if they're 'family'. 🎅 Self-forgiveness - If you don't have the money or … Continue reading Holiday Presents to Gift Yourself This Year
I'd like to take this opportunity to reiterate for the millionth time that I'm trans, and that I love my trans fiancée very much. It also feels important to remind you that I'm fat, we're both physically disabled and mentally ill, and we definitely fancy the pants off each other. I'm guessing you're reading this … Continue reading You’re Wanted, I Promise
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There's no big blog post this Saturday because I'm taking some time off to rest and celebrate this weekend. I'd usually feel bad about this, but it's been such a busy end of December for me and mine - plus, feeling frantic about rest periods is something I'm gently trying to unlearn. Both of my … Continue reading Rest
If you're a meat-eater and you have vegetarian and vegan guests coming over for your holiday feasts this year, you might be worried about feeding them well. Not all of us like the standard offers of stuffed peppers or garlic mushrooms, and not everyone's down with my usual plan of 'slam one of those Quorn … Continue reading Don’t Make These Holiday Recipes For Your Vegetarian Guests
Adapted from Dirge Magazine, November 2015 How to Deal with Assholes this Holiday Season cw: emotional abuse, discussion of oppression Did your new haircut make your Grandma cry? Does your partner want to throw out your collection of weird erotica? Does your obsession with taxidermy make your best friend roll their eyes? Maybe you … Continue reading How to Deal with Assholes this Holiday Season (and All Year Round)