I was having the pleasure of being out with a very old friend the other night, someone I’ve known since we were both very young but haven’t gotten to spend time with in many years, and I did The Thing: … Continue reading
Posted in ADD, Damn It, People who piss me off, The Ugly Truth, Therapy, Who am I?
Tagged ADD, adult ADD, attention deficit, attention deficit disorder, Damn It, honesty, lessons, life lessons, listening, Therapy, things that suck, truth
A month. It feels like a year. It feels like yesterday. The best friend I have ever had has been gone for one month. I still can’t process it, honestly, even a little. My brain knows that she is not … Continue reading
Posted in Damn It, The Dog, The Ugly Truth, Who am I?
Tagged animals, Damn It, death, dogs, grief, pets, Therapy, things that suck
This beautiful girl… Two weeks ago today, my dog died. Eleven characters. It takes 11 characters to say that she is gone – the most loaded, painful characters. Just typing that nearly destroys me. It took me a few minutes … Continue reading
I figured it out. I have cried, nearly every day, for 837 days. On many of the days that I have cried, there have been more, far more than enough tears to make up for the days I didn’t. My … Continue reading
All of my life, I have clung to hope with a tenacity I can’t describe. I don’t know where it comes from. It is foolishness? Is it codependency? Is it an eternal optimism that is somehow hard coded into my … Continue reading
Posted in Damn It, Divorce, Family, Kids, Marriage, The Ugly Truth, Therapy, Who am I?
Tagged anger, divorce, fear, hope, Marriage, sadness, struggle, Therapy
Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be for my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the … Continue reading
Posted in Left Field, The Ugly Truth, Therapy, Who am I?
Tagged forgiveness, honesty, hope, inspiration, Invictus, Life, love, Mandela, movies, Nelson Mandela, peace, poetry, Therapy
To those of you who are real people, I apologize for the earworm. To those who are about to leave me spam-bot comments, Fak Off. Today was an incredibly draining day. It started out simply with waking up knowing that … Continue reading
Lately that that tape has been playing in my head, you know the one (Doctor, everything’ll be all right … sorry, reflex) – the one loaded with every negative, bad, mean thing that anyone ever said to me? I do … Continue reading
Every so often, I get tired. Now, I know: I don’t sleep when I should, I work all the time, I don’t sleep as much as I should, I work all the time, I’ve pulled 2 all-nighters+most of the next … Continue reading
I am feeling very funky today and do not know why. Luckily, I can say that this is aberrant; thank you, SNRI, hormones, and counseling. And contrary to what might seem logical to someone who may be in a situation … Continue reading
Posted in ADD, Decisions, Great Expectations, On the Path, Organization, The Ugly Truth, Therapy, Who am I?
Tagged ADD, adult ADD, depression, happiness, Life, Organization, peace, schedule, work