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A Cut Here, A Cut There

A Cut Here, A Cut There
November 16, 2020

It all started as just a few thoughts, but over time, I started having extremely bad anxiety and was becoming more depressed. School was using the little effort I had left. I gave up on writing, singing,...

The Layers of My Childhood

The Layers of My Childhood
November 2, 2020
Now I see my true potential, and I’m proud of how far I’ve come. 

Living With OCD And Panic Disorder

Living With OCD And Panic Disorder
October 19, 2020

I am an aspiring Journalist, an honors student, I have dark brown eyes, curly hair, and mental illnesses that mess with my head constantly.  I have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Panic Disorder,...

Amber From The Block

Amber From The Block
October 5, 2020
Just like J Lo said, I’ll always be Amber from the block. 

Trust Is Hard To Earn, But So Easy To Lose

Trust Is Hard To Earn, But So Easy To Lose
September 21, 2020
It becomes very hard to trust people when all your life you’ve watched your father, your step-father, your adopted sister, your aunts, and your cousins give up on you without explanation. 

For The Love Of An Uncle

For The Love Of An Uncle
May 9, 2020

In a perfect life, every family would have two parents, usually a mother and father. The backbones of our lives. They teach us right from wrong, we’d be told to learn from their mistakes but it would...

Sister, Sister – How I Love Three

Sister, Sister - How I Love Three
May 2, 2020

My sister is five years older than me and I idolized her growing up. I always thought she was the most beautiful human being on this earth. When I was young, I would always beg our mother to let me...

My First Time Is My Greatest Regret

My First Time Is My Greatest Regret
April 25, 2020

He wanted one thing, I wanted something more. When I used to hear stories about girls losing their virginity, it always sounded like something out of a movie. Something awkward or something romantic. Not...

The Dirty Truth Behind Household Cleaning Products

The Dirty Truth Behind Household Cleaning Products
April 18, 2020

With everything going on, I thought it’ll be important to inform others on how improper use of cleaning supplies at home can be dangerous to your health and even deadly. Meticulously cleaning our...

On This Day, A Queen Was Born

On This Day, A Queen Was Born
April 15, 2020

On this day 21 years ago, a queen was born. Yes, that queen would be me, and boy, don’t it feel good to finally be 21. Before we speak about who I am now, let’s go back in time to the afternoon of...

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