J-O-Y

Do you ever look back at your childhood & think it was normal...until you start talking to others? I'm not just talking about the obvious damage like abuse. My brother & I were raised in a fundamental Christian home. Televangelists were to be honored & respected, regardless of their slimy ways. Halloween was "evil." And …

Derailed

Today's a rough one. There's your warning. Why are relationships so hard? Why is it so difficult to have someone try to own up to their mistakes & fix the damage they've caused? What is it about me that everyone just brushes over what I need? Is it too much to ask to meet me …

Be kind

Two thoughts I wanted to share with you: ONE: "Be kind to yourself." I was up until about 0330 last night. My body was exhausted but my mind was going crazy (thanks, Anxiety). As I sat there with my thoughts swirling around my head of things I should've done, why I keep failing, & why …

Stretching

I've been trying to be more "in tune" with my body & its needs. I know I've briefly mentioned something about this before but as a quick refresher, I've had this compulsion to get myself physically well. I know what I should do but there's this feeling of being overwhelmed by the enormity of it …

Scrambled

Well, hello there, beautiful! How are things with you? Are they as scattered as they are with me? Fantastic. We're in this together. It's been so hard for me to focus these last few weeks. I'm sure it's from all the holidays (HanukkahChristmasHanukkahNewYear's - as if it was all one thought). People are off of …