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grateful today

I’m feeling grateful today that this owie on my finger is healing.  I was chopping something a few days ago and dropped the knife on my finger.  The wound was very small and minor but in a bad place on the pointer finger of my left hand–I kept bumping it and hurting it.  I can… Read More »

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gratitude list

Today I’m getting interviewed at 10 pacific by David Rovics.  Please consider listening.  His youtube is a good place to catch it.  https://www.youtube.com/user/drovics Here’s my gratitude list today, joy sprinkled your way.  What’s on your gratitude list? yay I’m so glad my finger got better, where the cactus microspines got into it.  It’s healed. I… Read More »

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ecstatic dance as embodied healing

I made a video about ecstatic dance as embodied healing, what it is, how it helps me.  I posted it on youtube.  Maybe you would like to learn why ecstatic dance is so important to me. Here’s the blurb I wrote to summarize. Ecstatic dance is my favorite embodied healing modality. It helps me love… Read More »

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fast blood

Hey, I was ecstatic dancing outside to my youtube dance playlist.  I was wearing no shirt–I wore a sports bra.  It’s ok to exercise, wearing a sports bra, so I hear.  But I never did it before.  I walked outside in a skirt and bra, which I had never done before.  Felt vulnerable and slightly… Read More »

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ecstatic dance

Sunday I did ecstatic dance over zoom, then effused to some friends about how much I love it.  A friend in Canada asked me about it–I wanted to answer her in a way that others can read also. Loving ecstatic dance is part of who I am, but some people don’t know what it is. … Read More »

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being my own girlfriend experiment concluded

This essay originally appeared in the radical mental health zine functionally ill 26: more vibrant than usual.   being my own girlfriend experiment concluded For a year or so, I was trying to be my own girlfriend.  The experiment concluded a few days ago when I decided I can’t be my own girlfriend.  It was a… Read More »