Psychotic Break Monologue Here's a video of me performing "Psychotic Break" taken by Shanet at the Yeah, That's What She Said Motherland Open Mic awhile back. And this is the original run when I performed the monologue for In Full Color 2017 in February. It just occurred to me that I should share my monologue on this… Continue reading Psychotic Break Monologue


on an upswing

2:49 am, September 18th, 2017 I went to Dunkin' Donuts to cheer myself up. I love going there to write and read but honestly, I barely did either. I pretty much just sat and stared at the window, deep in my feelings and thoughts. The maple pecan large iced latte didn't do much to lift… Continue reading on an upswing

Being Mentally Ill with #WalangHiya

In honor of #WomxnsHistoryMonth2017, I'm collaborating with AnneMarie of Formation of a Filipinx American where I wrote a blog to reclaim the phrase #WalangHiya, which has been traditionally used to shame Filipinxs. Her edits were crucial for me to dive deeper into how shame badly affected my mental health, and how speaking about my mental illness openly allowed… Continue reading Being Mentally Ill with #WalangHiya

you are beautiful and necessary

I think I have a problem with accepting compliments. I used to be really bad and think they're lying and look at them weird and just brush it off. But now at least I can say thank you and smile, because I am genuinely touched that they said such sweet things. Yet, I still don't… Continue reading you are beautiful and necessary

In Full Color 2017, featuring my monologue “Psychotic Break”, starts TONIGHT til Sunday!

I should've been writing about this from the get go when I found out New Year's Day that I will be part of In Full Color 2017. It's a Women of Color production where the actresses perform monologues and poetry. Last year, my first monologue ever "Aswang Presidente" was printed in their anthology. From tonight… Continue reading In Full Color 2017, featuring my monologue “Psychotic Break”, starts TONIGHT til Sunday!