Writer, Reader, History Lover, And Self-Professed Y’allternative.

Bio

My name is Emma Comeaux. I grew up in Southern Louisiana and still live here, though the city has changed a few times recently. I’m a Senior at University and a Journalism major.

I started Medium in May 2020, but I never was…


When the pandemic hit in 2020 I had spent the past several years miserable and stagnant. I’d recently been diagnosed with Complex PTSD, and I had no idea what I was going to do with my life.

I was floundering and getting on my own nerves. I decided to take…


How Connecting With The Earth Can Change Your Mindset

For as long as I can remember I have spent my summers in a garden. My knees would ache from digging potatoes and my hands would prickle at the touch of okra, but there’s something simplistically beautiful in a garden that transports you to a calmer state of mind.

My…


Get Your Greek On

With the rise of BookTok (a subcategory of the popular app TikTok), there has been obvious interest in mythology retellings. “The Song of Achilles” by Madeline Miller has had a particular rise in fame thanks to the platform.

Growing up in the early 2000’s I was…


I was adopted relatively early in my life to two people that couldn’t have kids of their own. They wanted a big family, and I wasn’t the first kid they had been through the process with, but I was the first that the adoption got finalized.

They didn’t stop with…


And What’s It Like To Live With It?

I was diagnosed with trichotillomania in 2019, but I can remember dealing with it as far back as eight years old. …


Even If You’re A ‘Die-Hard’ Fiction Reader

Tons of people struggle to get into non-fiction. It’s considered boring and disinteresting in a variety of circles. I used to think the same thing (especially after being forced to read an insane amount of missionary memoirs growing up in church.) …


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Photo From Author

If you’ve ever visited Louisiana in the fall or winter seasons you know that the majority of the trees stay green. Louisiana has an over abundance of Pine Trees (evergreens.)

Despite the permanent green color of the trees the rest of the land slips into a grey…


I Don’t Want To Hang Out With You… But I Still Want To Be Friends

In 2019 I got diagnosed with complex PTSD. Half the time people think I don’t know what I’m talking about or they think I’m lying. My own current doctor doesn’t even have my own diagnosis…


Get Into The Spooky Season Spirit With These Books

“Spooky Season” as this time of the year is affectionately known, is the perfect time to delve into some spookier reads. Here are five books that are perfect for colder weather and darker days. …

Emma Comeaux

I just keep writing, because there’s nothing else.

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