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
It’s funny the things that you remember when you aren’t looking for them. I was getting ready for bed — collecting my phone and paperback book, slipping my flip-flops back on so I could take them off again next to … Continue reading
Posted in Divorce, Marriage, Therapy, Who am I?
Tagged books, divorce, hope, Life, Marriage, memories, starting over, Therapy, transition
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 had a realization this morning: I have always loved my family most for what they could be. I wonder why? Did I get glimpses & then it would just go completely off the rails & then the process keep … Continue reading
Posted in Damn It, Divorce, Family, Marriage, Therapy, Who am I?
Tagged divorce, Family, Marriage, relationships, sadness, Therapy
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
There are a few simple things in my life that are always good things. A short list for my future remembering: Lego Rockband Sleep A Christopher Moore book Singing Purple toenail polish My own smile An excellent red microbrew Fishing … Continue reading
Welcome 2011. May you be bloody awesome. A friend asked me today what my New Year’s resolution was going to be. Now, it’s important to note that I haven’t made an actual New Year’s resolution in many, many a year. … Continue reading
Posted in Decisions, On the Path, Randomosity, Therapy, Who am I?
Tagged boundaries, friends, new year, relationships, resolutions, strength, Therapy
Because I have to put this somewhere today. And was happy that I could spread the joy of watching this young man’s talent in the process. Totally fitting. Enjoy! *Yes, I know the embedded police hijacked this, but click the … Continue reading
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