Autumn Weirdness

Ever since I was told “it’s probably fibromyalgia” I have noticed certain patterns in flare-ups and when I’m capable of doing things vs when I’m not. And while it’s only been about 2 years, I notice that around September-October...

Why is it so important to be Proud?

The importance of being Proud, as an outsider, as an oddball, and especially as part of an oppressed group like LGBTQ+ people, people of colour, and disabled people, is a topic that I’m sure many a thesis has been written about. As I’m doing this in one blog post, for...

Quiet Time Gets Really Frustrating

I have run into a ton of little issues lately, everything from some services being registered under the wrong name, to wanting to connect that service to a different one and not being able because of the first issue, to completely unrelated stuff like things going...

The Lengths We Go To For Our Crafts

Have you ever met a crafter, artisan or artist who’s perfectly sane? I mean, sure, on the crafting side of the spectrum there might be a nice, well crafted(!) veneer of normal-ness, which slips the further into creativity you go. But I think there’s a...

What does it mean to have a burnout?

I’ve been in a bit of a funk, mentally, for the last few months. I’ve had problems creating things, making things, doing things at all. It took me about two months before I realised that this isn’t just normal mental funk but a genuine burnout. I’ve burnt out once...