Life Behind Bars

You can spend your life behind bars without ever stepping foot in a prison. No cop has to arrest and cuff you for you to be thrown behind bars.

You’re already there. You threw yourself in a cell and tossed the key.

You let unforeseen circumstances block you from your future self. Allowing the things that you could not control, to control you! Read More

Stuttering And Its Impact On Me

It seems almost odd to call what I have, and will probably continue to have a disability. However, it has brought me extreme anxiety and has had a toll on my confidence in basic speaking and social interaction. In the fall of fourth grade, I randomly contracted a speech impediment. Completely out of the blue, with no warning and no sign. Suddenly I was stuttering like crazy through the most basic of words—“th-th-thank you” and “wh-wh-wh-who said that?”, for reference—and it was mortifying. I was supposed to be the smart kid, and heaven forbid I look like a fool when asking to go to the bathroom. Read More