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Anxiety disorder, as the (dark) fog lifts

Tuesday Night. The fog started to lift.  Just a smidge.  The first sign I could believe in was my appetite coming back.  It is this voracious hunger like I haven’t fed myself in days.  The strength it takes to survive… Continue Reading →

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                                            Monday night. I broke my “boss lady” wine glass… maybe it’s a sign, a sign of enough wine…… Continue Reading →

Returning to the beat of my heart on the AT.

  The Appalachian Trail. It has survived.  It gave me the strength to as well.  Saving me in the thick of it, encouraging me when I returned to it.  It is a constant. Reflecting back on all of the trips… Continue Reading →

Loving with what is left.

  You took the part of me that cared the most. The part that loved unconditionally. The innocence, That could trust and believe in the good of another human. All of the positive feels that poured out of me and… Continue Reading →

Devastated.

The loss of a child is something I cannot wrap my brain around.  Knowing that it was their choice to end their life, would do nothing short of kill me.  I know loss happens, I know many who have lost… Continue Reading →

831 – Shelly’s story

Eight hundred thirty-one. She stared blankly at the register screen. “Ma’am, will that be cash or charge?” As Shelly stared down at her ever-evolving baby bump under hideous looking maternity clothes, tears welled up in her eyes and she swallowed… Continue Reading →

Jane.

I have been working on this first story for months as I mentioned in my last post. “My hope is that it helps anyone in need, that it sheds light on the epidemic of Domestic Violence, that it gets you… Continue Reading →

Sometimes you are the fisherman, other times you are the bait.

Or something like that. At least that is how my life feels right now.  I have successful days and then I have days, like today, where I am left feeling completely demolished. The day itself was not so bad, my… Continue Reading →

Here I stand

And here I stand. Next to this massive force, feeling small of course, but also powerful. I exist along the same plateau as this incredible strength capable of mass destruction. I stand. I am not underestimating its power to wash… Continue Reading →

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