Tying My Worth up Into a Pair of Pants

In the past when I went to button my pants under the fluorescent lights of whichever store’s dressing room I was in, my stomach would knot as I would go to pull them up over my knees. I knew as they didn’t button that for some reason my worth was tied up in these damn […]

Early Morning Ramblings in the Absence of Sleep

I’ve been staring at the ceiling for what I think is hours now, waiting for the day to begin. As I linger in my first waking moments, it feels ridiculous to not at least try and be a bit productive. Writing has felt impossible over the past few days, which isn’t to say I haven’t […]

Why “The Dying Fire?”

Like every other special word, phrase or quote that has come into my life at some point or another, The Dying Fire’s meaning for me has changed and evolved as I have. I first got the name for my Tumblr page when I was 14 and a freshman in high school. I was experiencing my […]

Do I Care?

I often wonder if I missed school on the day they were teaching everyone about social media. Does my lack of want or inability to gain any substantial following on a social media platform make me less of a human in these odd, modern times?  I just finished watching a new documentary on HBO, “Fake […]


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About Me

Hello! My name is Christina and I’m on a journey to find my voice. I’m not fully healed, or recovered, or all-knowing, I’m just a human hoping to share my experience in a way that speaks to others.

On a journey to find my voice, I’m finding that I must be willing to bare my soul.

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