Growing Up With a Weird Brain

I have trouble remaining aware of my surroundings, and as a kid it was worse. When teachers called on me in class, I rarely heard them. Even waving a hand in front of my face and saying, “Earth to Bryn!” wouldn’t always snap me out of a trance.

Trigger warning for talk of suicide.

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Orgasms In My Sleep: How, and Why Now?

Q: So I’m in my mid-twenties and I’ve started waking up mid orgasm every week for the past month or so. And I don’t get it. I’ve never had this (I don’t want to say issue ’cause it’s kind of fun”¦) happen before. Not during puberty when that sort of thing is more common, so I’m curious as to why. Why do these things happen and what do you think could have changed that I’d start having them about a decade after puberty? Read More Orgasms In My Sleep: How, and Why Now?

The How and Who Behind Heroin Use

Last week, I was reading celebrity gossip, as is my wont, and I came across a blind item dealing with drug abuse and addiction. The topic sparked some interest (doesn’t the taboo always, though?) and off I was to Google the whole thing. As it turns out, it’s surprisingly hard to get unbiased information about how drugs work and what physiological effects they have. This series of posts is my attempt to do so (though as the eagle-eyed readers will notice, one of the links does come from drugfree.org ““ I am limited by what the Internet gives me). Read More The How and Who Behind Heroin Use

Let’s Talk About Sex, Persephonies.

Dear readers, it’s time to get yourselves geared up for Persephone’s very first Sex Week. That’s right, an entire week dedicated to sex and what you have to say about it, because frankly, I don’t think it’s possible to talk about it enough. Are you excited yet? Read More Let’s Talk About Sex, Persephonies.

TV Recap The Walking Dead: Episode 5, Wildfire

The show seems to be settling into a rhythm with it’s episodes. We have one with a lot of violence and then the next will be at a lower ebb. This is likely wise ““ if we had episode after episode of midnight zombie attacks, the show would be just nihilistically oppressive. There has to be some sort of hope, even if it’s just that someone will survive this, or there’s no reason to feel connected to the characters. Read More TV Recap The Walking Dead: Episode 5, Wildfire