Not Another Progress Report

Hello, world. Betsey Horton here. Sorry for leaving you on read. I'm still here, somehow, even though I totally got wasted and tried to pull a Tiger Woods the other night. BTW, am I the only one who thinks this car wreck has "suicide attempt" written all over it, or... Read More

5 Things People Say & Do When You Write About Your Mental Health

Writing about mental health struggles isn’t easy. If you’re doing it for any kind of audience, be prepared for an onslaught of criticism. While 1 in 4 Americans suffer from some form of mental illness, it remains largely misunderstood by the general populace. Reactions are rarely positive, and while you... Read More

10 Reasons Male Strippers Are Better Than A Boyfriend

After years of failed attempts at online dating and way too many unhealthy relationships with terrible, narcissistic men, I made a decision to give up dating for good. Men just weren't contributing anything positive to my life. In fact, most of them were either abusing me or just straight-up wasting... Read More

STORY: The Adventures of Betsey and The Grape Ape

GRAND JUNCTION, COLORADO The drive across Utah was long and tedious, but I refused to give up until I crossed the border into Colorado. By the time I reached Grand Junction, I was about ready to crash. The next morning, I asked the guy at the front desk if he... Read More

Horseback Riding

I started horseback riding the summer after graduation. From the time I was young, I loved horses. I still remember the year I read all the Misty of Chincoteague books in school. I always wanted to see the wild horses swim from Assateague to Chincoteague. I grew up in Northern... Read More