All posts by Sara Alvarado

Walking White and Checking Myself

I was there. I walked with the crowds on Saturday at the Women’s March. I can’t say I marched, because my energy wasn’t a marching energy…I was walking, observing and wondering. I was there for my children more than anything. Kind of sounds lame, but


This word, trigger, keeps spinning around me. It grabs at my heart, squeezes it…tightly…so hard. It feels like I can’t breathe. I gasp for some air, steady myself, move on with my day. Triggered. My brain grapples and spins with thoughts, words, and questions. I’m