1960s · 1990s · Bryn Mawr College · Film · Journalism · Music · Pine Rest 2017 · Self-care · Socie Dinner Party

Socie Dinner Party, Part III. Or Girl, Interrupted 50 years later. Or, the healing properties of going with the flow.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Ann Arbor, Michigan

  • Days since Pine Rest: 13
  • Marital status: Questioning
  • Spiritual status: Judaism
  • Individual status: Questioning
  • Dietary status: Vegetarian, Kosher
  • Drug status: Lithium, coffee and cigarettes
  • Mood: Stable-ish
  • Personality: Myself
  • Sexuality: No thanks.
  • American status: From womb to tomb
  • Sociologist status: From cradle to grave
  • Mental institution street cred: (2) full hospitalization (February-March 2017 and April-May 2016) and (1) partial hospitalization program (July 2016)

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1990s · Film · Music · Pine Rest 2017 · Poetry

Day Fourteen at Pine Rest. Or, I can’t get Jewel’s You Were Meant for Me out of my head. Or, jeez, how resounding does the rejection need to be, anyway?

February 25, 2017
Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services
Grand Rapids, Michigan

1990s · Film · Music · Pine Rest 2017 · Poetry

Day Ten at Pine Rest. Or, don’t you know who I am , yet? Or, answer the fucking phone . . . Or, alright, I’ll just sit here and think.

Thursday, February 21, 2017
Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services
Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Film · Pine Rest 2017

Day Seventeen at Pine Rest. Or, oh my fucking god. Or, watch the last step; it’s a doozie.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Grand Rapids, Michigan

  • Days left: 1
  • Marital status: Mushroom cloud; also, never get married.
  • Individual status: Cleo-fucking-patra

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1990s · 2000s · 2010s · Comedy · Doctoral studies · Feminism (white + black and everything in between) · Film · Gender & Society · Music · Pine Rest 2017 · Self-care · Social demography · Socie Dinner Party

Day Seven at Pine Rest. Or, a “dyke whore,” no, that don’t make me. Or, I don’t give a damn about my bad reputation.

Saturday, February 18, 2017
Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services
Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Film · Music · Pine Rest 2017

Day Six at Pine Rest. Or, the day I met Sonya. Or, the day I met Janice. Or, the day I met myself.

Friday, February 17, 2017
Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services
Grand Rapids, Michigan

 

Author’s note:  This day was extremely traumatic. I need to come back to it later. Thanks for understanding.

Pine Rest 2017

Day Five at Pine Rest. Or, I’ve got your number, hussy. Or, everyone thinks they can do research *sigh*

Thursday, February 16, 2017
Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services
Grand Rapids, Michigan

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