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Mentally ill activist and angry Disabled loudmouth. Neuroqueer as hell.

Why “Triggered” Jokes Suck

Content/trigger warning: description of dissociation, discussion of emotional abuse Today, I want to talk about triggers and the mocking thereof. I want to talk about triggers because I can’t do any work. I’m sitting in front of my work computer, quaking with a mixture of rage and terror, pressing myself hard into the seat for…

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“Be strong!” Um…okay…

TW: suicidal ideation, death I have a lot of feelings about the idea of “strength” when it comes to mental illness. In the wake of Carrie Fisher’s death, I have seen Internet posts exhorting people to be “strong” because it’s what Carrie would want. Unfortunately, that hurts all three of my feelings. Said feelings are…

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Definitions and Abbreviations

Well, here I am at my second entry. Looks like I’m really doing this. (For you, Carrie.) I’m going to be using some abbreviations and terms that many people may not use or be familiar with. So for the sake of making this blog easily comprehensible, I’m making an entry on some of the aforementioned…

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First Post (Intro?)

Content/trigger warning: death My (pen) name is Mara Lee, and I loved Carrie Fisher. I don’t say that lightly. I didn’t know it was possible to care so much about someone I had never met. But Carrie Fisher was that important to me. While I’m a huge Star Wars nerd and I adored Leia Organa,…

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