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are in the air, & I'm nothing if not extremely pliable! I'm James, @paralithode but in a smaller community w/a nicer feel! I'm an illustrator, fantasist & broad-spectrum nerd.

I've lived w/ since I was 14–a chronic illness that affects cognition & means I'm always exhausted+in pain. Usually not v. active (except for boosting a lot of visual art & some nice social justice threads), tho every day I say goodnight before I got to bed.

My primary partner+carer is @Damage 💕​

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Hello, & thank you so much to everyone who's decided to watch my posts, new friends & long-standing companions–especially since I've moved across the fediverse! I'm grateful for the time & space you've given me in your social media ecosystem. I hope to bring good & valuable things to your timeline.

If you see me post about anything you'd prefer to be given a content note, or if there's anything I'm doing you'd like me to do less or more of, please let me know & I'll do my best to improve!

Good morning friends! Still long moments of caressing brightness rippling across the grass beneath a torn grey patchwork sky. Crickets & bees still thrumming in the grass, & a sweet lively wind keeping the clouds from closing up.

Humidity reasserting itself lead to a return of the swollen feeling in my joints & to restless sleep. I still managed to walk out a decent way yesterday, but it drained my energy far more thoroughly than it felt like in the moment.

May we find strength & agency today!

it was the 9th of this month that I was DM'd with a video editing offer. It's now the 22nd of the same month and nothing.

So I will again advertise myself.

if you need a video edited, be it a LP series, an instructional how to, a vlog ect. get in touch with me and we can discuss costs and how you want the video to be.

I have a basic but functional knowledge of adobe premiere, hitfilm expresss and da vinci resolve.

I have good sense of timing to help your videos.

DM me.

If you want to help me survive, it'd be very nice to help me out in whatever little way you could

thank you

sorry ive been quiet, homelessness is a busy thing

A piece about the specific ways transphobes target trans men Show more

Never neglect your self care, y'all. That shit is amazing when you stick to it.

A lot of people ask me how I'm able to handle all of the non-sense thrown at me and a big part of it is my self-care routine.

Before I do any work, posting, etc, I have a routine where I get ready for the day and I just kind of pamper myself to set the tone. And it works.

I used to think self care was just something people said, but if you engage it as a practice, it really helps to keep you even everyday.

Altar, pale servant of the dying SOVRIN, housed warm and safe in your divine chassis. You were stale machinery glowing with life and dripping with starlight, you tried to bury yourself in the desert sands to avoid the new and horrible pains, but SOVRIN loved you, so you persist.

@brainblasted It's considered a paradox, but it's only because of the lens that it's being viewed from. Change the lens from a moral one to a diplomatic one and suddenly the concept becomes perfectly clear.

Intolerance towards another is a decision to break a peace treaty.

A TERF saying a trans woman isn't a woman is essentially declaring hostility towards said trans woman in much the same way Trump backing out of the Iran Nuclear Deal is declaring hostility towards Iran.

Alright, just posted a write-up about the paradox of tolerance. This one will be visible on, so there will definitely be some discussion about it.

asking for help Show more

Heat Exhaustion/Stroke PSA, Mayo Clinic source Show more

feeling good about krita and my hand-tablet-screen connection lately!

(i've nicknamed her mò but i'm not sure that's right for her yet)


Good morning friends! A grentle breeze has kept up, clouds more & more scarce. The sun blazing through in a pale blue sky as if it never stopped. Already the heat has summoned small churring crickets, as perfectly straw-golden as the tall, heavy-headed dry grass.

Felt strong enough to go out walking yesterday for 1st time in a good while, a relief to feel like balance & stamina is coming back to a more functional lvl.

May we believe in our ability to learn & grow & overcome adversity today!

"The trigger for white rage, inevitably, is black advancement. It is not the mere presence of black people that is the problem; rather, it is blackness with ambition, with drive, with purpose, with aspirations, and with demands..."
- White Rage by Carol Anderson

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