I get it. People are going to forget my needs.

They will forget that suddenly raising the volume on the music is incredibly painful for me.

They will forget that loud music with a base frequency will overload my system so badly that my vision goes white and my mind…

Dear Stranger,

In January of 2019, I saw you look at me with a haunted expression, laced with fear, trauma, and memories that seemed too fresh. You looked away quickly, but I noticed it.

I had been getting a lot of stares in the last two days, as I had…

I am a nightmare before my birthday. I spent the month of January freaking out that I haven’t achieved enough and am an underachiever and a failure and OLD. I mourn my lost youth and am a general crying mess.

I need to pay tribute to my friend Mackenzie, who…

Seven years ago today, was my most serious suicide attempt. It was the second of four, but it was the one that came the closest. In those moments, deaths felt like the best possible option.

Now, all those years later, as I celebrate a milestone birthday and freak out about…

So yesterday, I was alerted to the fact that some users on Quora had decided to post hate-speech about me personally, calling me a “little Zionist bitch” and wanting me to be scared.

Scared? Gentlemen, (and I use the term loosely) you don’t have me scared at all. Duck walks…

Elke Weiss

Writer, lawyer, Kravist, friend

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