5 Things to Know About Me

  1. I have a Leo and Capricorn stellium.
    • Sun, Moon, Venus, Jupiter, and south node in Leo in my 7th House of partnerships.
    • Uranus, Neptune, and Saturn in Capricorn in my 12th House of shadow work.
    • I live for the applause, and am deeply loyal to my commitments (people, places, etc).
    • I am also passionate about unearthing what remains to be unseen.
  2. I am rooting for everybody Black, especially Black femmes.
    • None of us are free, until all of us are free.
    • If you aren’t committed to being anti-racist and tearing down systems of oppression, then I don’t know how to help you. Also, abolish the police
    • Black joy comes first.
  3. I live with depression, anxiety, and ADHD.
    • I was diagnosed with depression and anxiety in 2013, and ADHD in 2019.
    • The overachiever to mental illness pipeline is real.
    • Thank you meds, therapy, and my support systems for helping me navigate it all.
  4. This isn’t my first time blogging.
    • I kept a recovery blog when I was healing from my eating disorder back in 2013/2014.
    • It’s mostly a lot of sad song lyrics, chaotic feelings, and toxic relationships. But also, there was a lot of support form other folks in recovery.
    • Trauma is a bitch, but I’m badder.
  5. I work in Democratic politics in Texas.
    • I’m the Executive Director of Emerge Texas, an org that recruits, trains, and empowers Democratic self-identified women to run for office–and win.
    • I spend most of my time fundraising, identifying orgs to partner with, recruiting future candidates, and pouring over the Texas political landscape.
    • Electoral politics will not save us, but that doesn’t mean they have to suck.

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