About Me

We Got So Far To Go is written by Olivia, a 20 something living in the Midwest and writing to stay sane. I’m interested in swing dancing, rock climbing, mental health, social justice, feminism, atheism, intersectionality, gender, religion, philosophy, ethics, politics, pop culture, geek culture, nerddom, and well, just about everything in the world. These will all likely be addressed in here somewhere, as well as whatever else strikes my fancy. If you like what you see or want to get in touch, I’m at oliviajames27@gmail.com. You can also follow me on twitter @nenfeataiko or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/wegotsofartogo.

My comment policy is a strict enforcement of not being a jackass. I love hearing back from my readers, but any personal attacks, slurs, or attempts to shut down the conversation will be deleted. I have a strong interest in protecting my mental health, and as this is my own blog I reserve the right to do whatever is necessary to keep myself safe and healthy.

11 thoughts on “About Me

  1. I just nominated you for the Leibster Blog Award.
    Please visit my site for an explanation of the award. I have mentioned your blog as a favorite of mine.
    Part of the process is that recipients have 10 questions to answer. I would like to email your questions to you.
    Warmly,
    Winifred

  2. bizzy0 says:

    Hi!
    I thought I should let you know that I shared your Skepchick piece “There Is Space for Quiet Activism” on my blog with some commentary. I’m entirely in agreement and enjoyed the piece, so it won’t be an unpleasant read for you. If you feel like checking it out, it’s here (but no pressure!): https://desknestshelf.wordpress.com/2015/09/21/activism-and-quietness/

    🙂

  3. I have just read your piece, “How I Remember Who I Am as Someone With Borderline Personality Disorder” which is posted on The Mighty. I don’t have BPD (instead, Bipolar) but I clicked on your essay because of the photo. Although I’m veryyyyyy much older than you are (from a generation that doesn’t have an open understanding of tattoos,) I absolutely love your musical note. It is stunning and special and — I’m not even one bit musical! May it be a song in your life & may it dance with your compass. Hugs, Kelly

  4. […] to know that you’re ok. And I honestly mean this: anyone, any time, if you are afraid and not ok, email me. I will talk to you. I will listen. Your fears and your feelings are real and valid, and I still […]

  5. catsarebetterthanpeople says:

    I came across your post on anhedonia — I just got into a relationship with a guy who has this. I would like to support him in any way and basically do whatever I can to be there for him. It gets a bit tough sometimes though because I’m still trying to understand him but I want to make this work. Would it be okay if I emailed you to talk more about it and get your advice?

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