It

It is funny the lives we live the friends we cling to and the aspirations we have lost and found along the way I have a love of characters When I get bored (have insomnia) I read books by self published authors A good author creates a story that takes me out of my pain,…

Well, December is Coming

In theory my blog looked idle empty devoid of life my reality was just as busy as ever I have reduced my stressors distanced myself from some of the crazy that follows me Physically I'm stronger my bifocals and anti depressant are too My anxiety in the evenings is pretty constant with crushing chest pain…

Exhausted

I write with one arm underneath the keyboard, too lazy to get a hot water bottle for my sore wrist. The heat penetrates to the aching bones it feels good to rest without a toddler a teen toddler and a brooding young man. Life being what it is becomes a hassle not worth discussing. I…

Leaving

Leave Me by Gayle Forman came in the mail two days ago. I just got a chance this evening to read it. This is not a review of her book, but a thought that poured forth after I closed the book. This novel arrived during the week I contemplated running away from home. Not the…

The Weekend

I spent the weekend resting if you can call it that tossing and turning never getting comfortable but not exerting myself. These 2am mornings are something else. I tried to stay up late (9:30pm) and for that I was gifted with a 2am wake up dream. Sigh, I'm really very tired of this. When it…

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…