24 Hours of Hell

Yesterday afternoon around one, my 21st hour in the UNC Neurosciences Hospital, I wandered over to get lunch in the Starbucks. I was running on less than three hours of sleep, and was a little slow on the uptake, but as I was waiting in line I realized that the Starbucks of the psychiatric hospital … Continue reading

2012 Was a Year

It’s hard to believe how different some things were a year ago. I was engaged, living in Chicago, unemployed, and singularly focused on getting into an MFA program. It seemed like everything was complicated and up in the air – planning the wedding, filling out applications and going to endless job interviews, and 18 MFA … Continue reading