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pride poetry

Oh hey.  I heard about some special pride poetry thing.  I heard about it from a Lex ad.  You dial a phone number during certain hours, and someone would write a poem about the subject of your choice.  Wow, instant poetry gratification. I didn’t know anything about it. Was I supposed to pay money? Was… Read More »

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reaction to the sermon

Hello!  Can I tell you about reaction to the sermon I gave about radical mental health?  I’m happy to have spoken my truth as clearly as I can.  What happens from there is less in my control.  Marketing isn’t my strength. I’m glad I was able to give a sermon at all.  It’s better than… Read More »

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help

Hey, I wanted to mention that I need things.  Lately a few people are coming to me for help, and I’m glad I can share info, ideas, support, my own experience. I’m learning how to ask for help too.  It’s way easier for me to give help, than to learn how to ask for help.… Read More »

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just a letter

This is just a letter, a thank you note.  Happy Interdependence Day. showing up I’m proud of you for showing up.  It’s not always easy to arrive when you’re anxious, vulnerable, misunderstood, and need to expend a lot of energy to endure the sensory issues and social differences.  I like that you know how to… Read More »

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lvrmhc

Hey, guess what.  We got a new lvrmhc sticker for the Las Vegas Radical Mental Health Collective.  The colors surprised me at first.  The more I look at them, the more they look healing. We got a new website too.  The website is not totally ready yet, but we’re getting there.  The url is much… 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 »