ByColette Arrand

Colette Arrand lives in Athens, Georgia, where she is a student at the University of Georgia. You can find more sad essays about Pokemon and wrestling at her website and criticism on her other website.

  1. I’ve been trying to think of the right metaphor to describe this experience -- the way I can and can’t see real, tangible changes in my body, my mood, my place in the world; the way I have faith in the process and am exasperated by it, because from where I’m standing it will never end. The word transition implies that I started out as one thing and am becoming another, and that at the…