Blogging 101: Increase Your Commenting Confidence

I am extremely embarrassed by praise or awards.  Call me weird, anti-social or terror stricken; these words match me very well.  I was stuck for a polite response to a Blog Award I received in a comment, so I fretted and said nothing, but felt the guilt of silence weighing heavily upon me, so I…

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Weary

I have become safer in my random dreams than in reality. Nightmares, night terrors and dreams at least can fade to the back of my consciousness when I finally wake up. A panic attack can appear to be an unreasonable response to negative stimuli. An anxiety attack may also appear to be an unacceptable response…

I think too much

Following a week long binge of life and mini mayhem, I decided that I needed to take a nap on Friday. Taking a nap is a dangerous thing for me because my brain never seems to shut down, or slow down even when I'm asleep. I have dreams, nightmares and night terrors sometimes all rolled…

Semantics

The silent sentinel stood, crying child in his arms.  I wondered if he still thinks I can fix everything by just holding my crying baby. Perhaps holding a child while crying does fix everything.  Holding a child who is crying is different. Empathy vs. Sympathy. Now, if I rewrite this it means something altogether different. The silent sentinel…

This Morning

This morning purred and gurgled until I started out of bed with questions about medications, incomplete previous commitments and rumblings to let me know that bathing and breakfast were the most important things of the day. I'm so gonna be late this morning.