Tag Archives: depression

Weekend Zee TV Special

TW: fatphobia, shame, suicidal ideation (graphic images), anti sex work stigma, Desi Family Drama My mother is anxious. I am at a Tim Horton’s. The problem with living in the middle of nowhere is that there is nowhere to go to … Continue reading

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Reflections

As 2015 comes to a close, I’m recognizing that it is the first time in many years that I’ve been able to think about a new beginning with hope, with a fresh outlook, with an imagination. This is a post about healing, … Continue reading

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For Want of a Pen

“For want of a nail a horseshoe was lost, for want of a horseshoe a horse went lame, for want of a horse a rider never got through, for want of a rider a message never arrived, for want of … Continue reading

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Silence

I have found a million ways to talk about absolutely nothing.

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Shame

is the most dangerous emotion of all.

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Imagining Heaven

Someone asked me the other day, what depression felt like, and I knew the way he was asking, he meant, what it felt like for me. “It varies,” I said, starting carefully, because if you start carefully, you might continue … Continue reading

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Conversations With Mother

Part 1 “What has got you so afraid?” My mother is pretty great at cutting to the chase, and though she is a vegetarian, I get my razor tongue from her (“Don’t write that! log kya kahenge? enn pati enna … Continue reading

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