Many Mothers

Raising a puppy has taught me more about myself than it has about raising a puppy. I, who have most frequently found myself playing the…

Netflix & Self-Loathing

“Would you just quit it?” I glare at Self-Loathing as she paces the floor of my living room, wringing her hands. “I can’t!” She wails. …

A Conversation

Hey guys! Annie here.  In October of 2015, I submitted this post to elephantjournal.com and they published it! Woo!  If you’d like to see that version…

Step One

  Self-doubt is such a trap.  I’m feeling so much self-doubt right now.  It is a bit frustrating because I know that if I just…

Being Annie

When I was a little girl, my feelings were my friends. I loved to feel—happy, sad, angry, confused, afraid, whatever, and I did every emotion…