Sickness as Life-Affirming

A hand rising up out of the water holding a lit sparkler.
Photo by Kristopher Roller on Unsplash

I don’t want to do the usual toxic positivity crap that annoys me so badly, because covering over suffering with positivity doesn’t really help anyone- except someone who wants to dismiss another person’s suffering because they don’t have the emotional energy or philosophical backbone to make sense of it. And that’s fair, we really can’t expect random…

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Ordinary Thorn

Ordinary Thorn

Professional Eccentric. Unprofessional Organizer. Writer. Cat lover. Tea drinker. Frugal & Utilitarian Minimalist. Van (or truck camper?) Lifer. Poetry Fan.