Sister (A Declaration)

“Sometimes it’s hard to be a woman” In 1969, Tammy Wynette took that declaration to the top of the Country charts. For very different reasons than her lyrics explain, the statement rings true for women in 2018. If ever there was a time for us to come together in sisterhood and stand up for ourselves […]

Declined: A (Self)Love Story

  I was getting a jump on cooking dinner when I got a notification that I had a new email. Normally, I would glance at my lock screen to see who it was from and make a mental note to check it later. But this ended up being different. It wasn’t just one of those […]


My family medical history reads like a Cause of Death report Any one of the illnesses I’m set to inherit Would be the case close decision For any dead body in any morgue Anywhere And if the high blood pressure, diabetes, And likelihood of breast and/or ovarian cancer Doesn’t clock me out early and in […]