September 21, 2022 · 10:43 pm
This morning I woke up with excruciating pain in my right foot. I could not put any weight on it; if I tried to set my foot flat on the ground, I felt burning shots of fire run up my heel. After texting my best friends about it and changing into short shorts, I hopped on my left foot to the elevator of my apartment and then into an Uber that took me to a local hospital.
The doctor and nurse informed me that luckily, I did not rupture my Achilles tendon – I had just inflamed it. Continue reading →
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October 10, 2012 · 10:59 pm
Today, I was accused of sleeping with a female friend.
Today, also, I had a friend come to my house for the first time in about four years.
It felt so strange when she entered the front door. To see a living, breathing, friend step foot into where I reside. The last time I had a friend over was in middle school, and that had ended badly. He had touched and repositioned a globe precious to my mom, and she yelled at him right in front of me. Needless to say, that experience scarred me for quite some time and left me hesitant to have anyone over.
We both sent texts to our parents, and surprisingly, they acquiesced to our requests and allowed my friend to come over. Continue reading →