June 8, 2020

          My heart dropped.

The engine of my family's car revved in the exhausting summer heatwave. The crisp air conditioning ricocheted through my eardrum, sending chills down my spine. Butterflies erupted through my stomach, almost causing my earl...

May 31, 2020

          Monday, March 16, 2020. On that day Governor Gretchen Whitmer mandated that all gyms were to be closed indefinitely in order to stop the spread of COVID-19.

          When I heard this news, I was immediately disappointed. I belong to a Pla...

May 31, 2020

          With nothing going on now that we have all been sequestered to our homes, it has been a struggle to find activities to keep myself occupied during the continuous weeks of quarantine. I personally have chosen to practice one of my hobbies, playing the guitar....

May 29, 2020

photos by Alex Warren

Behind the wheel, all I can think about is crashing. By facing my fear through practical self-care, I should be able to overcome my anxiety, but as I drive, I realize that this self-care method is not going to help me. Instead of feeling more confi...

May 27, 2020

Photo by Theresa Fabien. Speak Low if You Speak Love, the Coffee Bean in Plymouth MI, 5/30/2016

Photo by Theresa Fabien. Modern Baseball, Saint Andrews Hall in Detroit MI, 12/3/2016. 

For as long as I can remember, I’ve gone to at least one concert per month. A tradition...

May 21, 2020

After a week in quarantine, I was bored with nothing to do. My usual, pre-Coronavirus daily routine kept me busy from 8am-9pm at night, but now I found myself spending all those hours sitting in my bed. I wanted to do something to keep me in a good mood. I wanted to do...