I’ve been trying to sit down and write a little something here every single day since the first week of February, when I went on medical leave. It’s taken me half a year to finally, finally squeeze something out about how I'm doing, personally.
No one explained to me how endometriosis works, its possible causes, its challenges, the treatment options (not in detail, anyway!), nor how the condition evolves over the long term. And reparations? HA!
A game I did the French localization for is finally available to the public in French. Check out 11:45 A Vivid Life from Deconstructeam!
My review of the first volume of Marco Rudy's absolutely beautiful bande dessinée, I mean, graphic novel!
I'm writing about chronic pain today, because the last six months have brought about some big, big changes, and it's been a lot to take in.
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that any person who suffers from chronic health problems with mental health components, must be in want of someone to cheerfully suggest: "Have you tried meditation and yoga?"
There is a linguistic thread that runs through The Truth About Owls that I keep catching myself thinking about.
Here is a short list of some behaviours and reactions I have noticed happening a lot since around mid-March. I am just noting them, not analyzing or judging them.
This week: a post-apocalyptic novel by Aliette de Bodard in the ruins of Paris, the ethics of mining trauma for literature by Lindsay Nixon, the inimitable Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars by Kai Cheng Thom, a critical look at IWD in Québec by Émilie Nicholas in Le Devoir, and more!
A personal blog post about my mental illness struggles, having empathy, having anxiety, and the world being such a shitty place so much of the time.