The Cutprice Guignol

The Sixth Year: American Sigh Story

Category: personal shit

A Rant on Mental Health Medication and Shame

As of next month, I will have been on medication for my mental health for three years.

Read the rest of this entry »

My (Un) Natural Body

I was sitting at my desk a few days ago, by myself, working on my next book, when I realized that I was sucking in my stomach.

Read the rest of this entry »

Let’s Talk About The Strange World of Online Eating Disorder Communities

(small side note: my next book is available for pre-order right now! Please consider grabbing a copy at a pre-release discount right here!)

Read the rest of this entry »

Three Years of Sobriety: Pandemics, Relapse, Self-Love, Misc.

Read the rest of this entry »

Twenty-Five Life Lessons in Twenty-Five Years

Every year, come my birthday, I find myself wanting to do those “X life lessons in X years” sort of posts. And I always talk myself out of it, because I am still, fundamentally, a real dumbass with real dumbass energy underqualified to give anyone advice on anything other than what horror movie to watch, maybe.

Read the rest of this entry »

Sometimes, Surviving is Enough

Read the rest of this entry »

Compulsory Femininity, Womanhood, and Me

So, a big part of the last eighteen months or so, I have been asking myself a lot of questions about my gender identity.

Read the rest of this entry »

Every Good Thing Eating Disorder Recovery Has Done For Me

Remember when I said that I wasn’t going to talk much about my eating disorder recovery? What a gag. We’re back, bitches, and I want to talk to you recovery.

Read the rest of this entry »

Defective: Vaginismus, Sex, Pleasure, and Me

Read the rest of this entry »

The Story of Being Mentally Ill

Hi, I’m Lou, and I had a great childhood!

Read the rest of this entry »