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"Don't stop caring though."

Today has been a bit of a somber day. I didn’t share this tidbit in my¬†earlier post. I wanted that entry to stand alone and be hopeful. 1,953 more words

Mental Health


Prior to my diagnosis, I spent my time in a daze. I would come home from work and begin to take off my uniform. I used to do this and hastily change into something more comfortable, but by this point it wasn’t even worth it. 1,631 more words

72 days of summer. (Could be triggering)

Purple crocus, yellow daffodils, and red tulips herald the changing of the seasons. As kids get ready chant the old saying about no more teachers no more books but then then it happens. 158 more words

Mental Illness Fallacy: "You've got nothing but time."

When you are on disability, people seem to think that you have nothing but time. To do their bidding, to dance when they pull your strings, to cater to their whims or tend to your own business according to their time table. 1,153 more words


Books for Kids: Mosquitoland

Anne Lamott, in Bird By Bird, her classic treatise on the art of writing fiction, talks about how most readers assume authors have a firm hand on their characters. 514 more words


Glimpse into Grief - The Introduction

It has been a while since I have made a post but this post brings promise of future updates. I have written a four part series titled “Glimpse into Grief” which is a meditation on loss for the Dave Nee Foundations quarterly newsletter. 985 more words