You committed suicide this morning. I think I’m writing right now to try to find some sort of comfort or normalcy because the rest of me just feels…confused. I’m hurt…I’m numb…I’m angry…I’m sad. When I think I can’t cry anymore, I do. I simply don’t understand how someone I’ve known my entire life, someone who […]Read more "Dear Mitch,"
There are many things about myself that I don’t like. While what I love about myself tends to balance me out enough to keep going everyday, I really struggle with my own internally tinted rose colored glasses of what I see in people and situations, and what I see in myself (hint: things only […]Read more "The Curious Case of Avoiding the Signs"
I don’t intend to preach or make sense of anything today. I don’t know how to and I don’t want to. I just want to vent and I’m praying this is the solution to me not screaming and having a mini-meltdown complete with tears, wails and rocking in a corner. Luckily for me, I’m too […]Read more "Fall Down 7, Get Back Up 8"
I try my hardest, using a considerable amount of effort, trying to look at every situation in my life as positively as I can. Getting to this juncture hasn’t been easy nor perfect. I falter at times, but I have honestly gotten to a point to which when I feel my attitude shifting or negativity and […]Read more "Assessing The Storm"
About a week ago I took my daughter to Walmart before school to grab a few of her teacher’s favorite snacks in celebration of Teachers Appreciation Week. We browsed the isles for grape soda and snickers bars and ran smack into the Lunchables that BK asks for at least three times every week and never […]Read more "What If They Don’t Want To Be My Friend?"
I’m sitting in my desk in my home office watching my iPhone 5 update its OS, and wondering if its going to slip into its own “pinwheel of death” in the process before I’m able to get a new phone. Watching this tiny “progress” indicator move like a snail on the remaining black screen is making […]Read more "Things Change"
Yesterday I turned 34. Like most birthdays, while trying not to be overly pensive and internally dramatic, I ended up instead being overly pensive and externally melodramatic, which (while not as bad as it could have been) resulted in me laying in the middle of the floor around 5 p.m., tears welling, looking like I was waiting […]Read more "Kairos"