Author: Eliana Sidlow

Push away; push away. Exile my emotions as far away as they will go.   “They aren’t there,” I insist.   Push them out far so that they won’t exist. They’re no longer in the zip code. Make sure they’re no longer a part of me.   Where no emotion gets realized and all tears get stored Read More …

As you know, my name is Eliana Sidlow. I am 18 years old. What you don’t know is that I have ADP. ADP, short for Auditory Processing Disorder, is a speech and language deficit that affects my reading, writing, and overall language skills. While I hear everything going on around me, I don’t process auditory input Read More …

How Society Views Women As a four-year-old, I vividly remember myself wishing to look as marvelous as Disney female characters often do. As time passed, I became aware of the societal expectations for women to fit aesthetic standards. I found myself at a loss. Erroneously, I attempted to change, practicing the use of harsh remarks. Read More …

Ever since I was little, I’ve been a positive person. As I grew up, I became capable of some degree of higher thought. Subsequently, I became aware of my opposite ability to critique and criticize myself.     Time went on…   As time went on, I criticized more than I complimented myself and deemed myself unable Read More …