Aloe

Self Care: Checking in with Aloe

  I love to-do lists. They make me feel calm and in control, even when they seem to contain Too Much for any given day. That being said, I’d never considered trying a to-do list for self care until I saw the new Aloe check-in sheet from Femsplain. Now that I’ve started using it, I can’t…

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10 Years of Infinity On High

On February 6, Fall Out Boy’s third studio album Infinity On High turned ten. I had a hard time believing it when Reed told me, because this album has been in and out of rotation for me ever since it came out. It feels almost timeless, given that if I don’t listen to it for a…

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Self Care: Blogging in the middle of a dumpster fire

Since Donald Trump’s inauguration, it seems like every day stems some new horror that cannot possibly be real. And yet, these horrors are real, these things are happening, and it feels like every time I open Twitter or check my e-mail, there’s some new bullshit to choke down. In the last week, I’ve made almost daily calls to…

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Countdown to Veganuary: Survive and thrive

I’m coming up on my two-year veganversary, which is really exciting! Going plant-based has improved my life in a myriad of ways. I save a ton of money on groceries since I don’t buy animal products or byproducts, and even though the vegan takeout options in Providence are numerous, I don’t eat out nearly as often as…

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Self Care: Gay Goth Night

Listen: the past few weeks have been hard. I’ve had to unplug completely from social media, carefully navigate in-person conversations, focus on quelling my heightened anxiety and re-evaluate my approach to activism. I’m tired. And the fight has barely begun. I have so much still to do. We have so much still to do. But something my…

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