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Can't Talk | September 21, 2020

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Beth is a nerd. Hufflepuff, Whovian, Jedi, Frakkin Cylon, Browncoat, Hamiltrash, Crystal Gem. She is basically a giant ball of fangirl feels. She enjoys playing with string and fabric, kicking ass and taking names in tabletop games, and hoarding all the spoons. She lives in the DC Metro area with her beloved Husbeast, and can be found occasionally tweeting @OBXPyrate86 and posting ridiculous pics on Instagram @OBXPyrate.

Tough Choices

May 4, 2017 |

Welcome back guest writer Beth for a very personal look at the Theme Week subject, self care, from the perspective of Bipolar illness and hard times.

Trigger warnings in this piece: self-harm, suicidal ideation

If I asked you to brainstorm … Read More

Never Felt As Good As How I Do Right Now

October 5, 2016 |

Welcome back guest writer Beth with a piece on invisible illness for Invisible Illness Awareness Week. 

Let me start this post by saying that I LOVE Jonathan Coulton. You might know him from the video game “Portal” and his song … Read More

Of Harpers and Dragons

August 17, 2016 |

Please enjoy this post from guest writer Beth on her early favorite books.

For as long as I can remember, I have always loved to read. One of my favorite summer haunts was the public library, and I would always … Read More

The Aesthetics of Invisible Illness

April 27, 2016 |

Welcome to guest writer Beth who wrote a piece for Aesthetics Week on how appearances can be deceiving. 

I know the look all too well as I hang up my handicap parking placard in my rear view window. It follows … Read More

Can’t Talk Podcast Episode 144: Hand Fat

April 18, 2016 |

Download this episode (right click and save) On this week’s episode of the Can’t Talk Podcast, special guest Beth joins us for a talk on self care’s more difficult aspects. Trigger warning: we discuss self-harm and suicide on this … Read More