— Andrew Solomon: Depression, the secret we share (x)
do you ever get so disgusted with yourself, like you can not believe how stupid and thoughtless you are and it’s so frustrating because you keep telling yourself that you’ll do better next time but then next time rolls around and the same thing keeps happening and you end up in this pattern of mediocrity.
— Wise words from my mom (via makeyoubeleive)
That moment when you have to say “I’m allergic” instead of “I’m vegan” in a non-vegan restaurant, because
A) The staff doesn’t know what a vegan is and
B) They handle your food with much more care when you say you’re allergic to something than when you say that you’re a vegan.