2018 Year in Review

2018 in review kelsey horton

Hi gorgeous readers, I meant to post a round-up of my 2018 sometime in December. An end of the year blog post... at the end of the corresponding year. Makes sense. But here we are -- January 11th, 2019. And somewhere between the warm quiet feeling of the holidays, starting a new weekend job at … Continue reading 2018 Year in Review

OCD and the Power of Books: My Interview with Agape Podcast

"98.762 percent of my time is spent obsessing. About what? EVERYTHING." ~Monica Devon, the main character in Janet Tashjian's novel "Multiple Choice"   I don't know why I've never written about growing up with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). It has been one of the most unique and defining experiences of my life. My entire childhood and … Continue reading OCD and the Power of Books: My Interview with Agape Podcast

Dear You, Love Spirit: A Transformative Exercise

“Perhaps someday I'll crawl back home, beaten, defeated. But not as long as I can make stories out of my heartbreak, beauty out of sorrow.” – Sylvia Plath   I struggle with a disorder called trichotillomania. I compulsively pull out my eyelashes and eyebrows, sometimes on purpose and sometimes in delirious trances  -- I blink … Continue reading Dear You, Love Spirit: A Transformative Exercise

“I Want to Feel Good” – Why We Fiercely Cling to Our Struggles

After I wrote a blog post that dabbled into my experiences with trichotillomania (trich), the compulsive pulling out of hair, a friend reached out to me to remind me that there is a biological underpinning behind trich as well. For those with trich, the act of pulling out a hair produces a physical sensation of … Continue reading “I Want to Feel Good” – Why We Fiercely Cling to Our Struggles

Nesting In My Hair – An Eyelash Story

“You can't keep the birds of sadness from flying over your head, but you can keep them from nesting in your hair.” – Sharon Creech   I struggle with a disorder called trichotillomania (“trich”) – the compulsive pulling out of hair. People with trich can pull out the hair from anywhere on their bodies, but … Continue reading Nesting In My Hair – An Eyelash Story