AHHHH!

Update I got one call back from a therapist just checking on me and I called my psychiatrist back about my sinking depression that may have been caused by my new Latuda or the decrease in Paxil. I think it was the decrease in Paxil. So, my Paxil went back up and I got to…

My little eye

I spy with my little eye something moving tiny and tethered it shivered as I breathed in sync with me I focused on the thread that sat next to my head trapping a ball of lint how much do we see due to immense notions when something minuscule carries more weight?

Winter Sunshine

The clouds parted I saw rather than felt the sun as the wind blew camouflage to block the light "Ah, winter," I sighed, "when will it end? Each year the season picks its victims and we shut down lacking vitamin D cursing the bitter cold the ache the stiff joints that creak louder each year.…

Hibernation

I hunkered down under the comforter trying to keep my feet warm the cold finally settled in my bones I only get up to be with Girlie and the Sentinel and visit doctors My health worsened with the weather all I can do is read and read in between fitful sleep

She walked

She claimed them as part of her family the short the tall the thick the small She wondered where she would be without them all spinning in confusion drowning in tears starving for empathy craving strength listening to dreams She found life fuller for them lesser in want of them a balance was needed. She…

That House (the-sandbox-writing-challenge-22)

https://promptlings.wordpress.com/2016/01/12/the-sandbox-writing-challenge-22-setting-free-the-captive-parts/ This week’s challenge gets you TWO questions for the price of one, but they are connected. Are you ready? Here goes… (The image of a house is on the page linked above) What part of YOU is 
locked inside this house?
` What can you do to free 
that part of yourself? That House My…

Weather

It got here finally, the rain turned to ice with snow on top The blustery winter weather I expected to come next month, but no matter It is cold and Girly finally understands the reality of boots and a coat, not gloves a hat or a scarf but hey there's progress.

A Small List

Continued from the previous post Anne LaMott. Thanks M_______ for sending the book to me. Insomnia works in my favor here. I have time to read a book though it feels like slow torture to be awake when the world is asleep. Thanks again for saving me from clean ing though I should try to…

Anne Lamott

I read a book yester day that had nuggets of wisdom throughout the whole book. It was called Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope and Repair. Laugh out loud funny in some parts and tragic in others. She is a survivor of pain, current events and Life (with a capital L) One day I can…

He and She

In response to http://keithgarrettpoetry.com/2016/01/08/his-face-in-the-window-3/ He and his young wife created a beautiful perennial garden. Each spring, summer and fall the garden flourishes still Crocuses and daffodils tulips, trillium and lilac crown spring Blooming shasta daisy, blanket and balloon flower, crape myrtle, lily, coneflower carry the torch through summer Cosmos, aster, chrysanthemum, goldenrod and stonecrop sedum…