Quarantine: Day 65

Paragraph: Written. Paragraph: Deleted. Wash. Rinse. Repeat. That’s been the feeling lately. I usually keep personal frustrations and struggles off of the blog until I feel like I have some clarity. Mostly because I don’t want this to become a space where I lament and you all listen, like some egalitarian therapist office. That’s notContinue reading “Quarantine: Day 65”

The Long Walk to Our Social [Distancing] Club

The only time I am venturing outside of my apartment lately is for trips to the grocery store. I pick moments when there are the fewest number of people out, wear my face mask, and embrace the moment of fresh air. This past weekend I extended my outside-of-the-apartment-time by two blocks in order to ‘visit’Continue reading “The Long Walk to Our Social [Distancing] Club”

make believe: a quiet quarantine

I’m currently on day seven of social distancing. With COVID-19 raging across the United States and examples of the extreme circumstances in other countries, I’ve made the decision to distance myself from the New York City society. I have ventured out a handful of times over the past week for groceries, and one late nightContinue reading “make believe: a quiet quarantine”

On Nourishing: Caring for Yourself During a Quarantine

  I feel like I have seen dozens of posts like this go up on the past week, so was hesitant to create my own. However, something about several of the blog posts I’ve read regarding self-care over this quarantine don’t sound like self-care to me. They sound like work. They sound overwhelming. So IContinue reading “On Nourishing: Caring for Yourself During a Quarantine”