Now I celebrate

Tofutti peanut butter chocolate syrup A sleeping, walking child she took four steps today I completed my sonnet I completed my collage I walked outside in the daytime and didn't have a panic attack. We buy our house tomorrow I will have a studio again I will have peace again I'm not running away, I'm…

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Yesterday

I was having a great day or something and then the phone rang and I had to speak to an agency, (in the middle, my mother came over,) our big purchase loan coordinator, (get papers signed, scanned and emailed,) then deal with my ex. Dearie had a melt down and I followed suit soon after.…

My take on being a mentally ill parent with children.

my response to http://kittomalley.com/2015/02/20/compassion-childhood-trauma-of-parental-mental-illness-1000speak/ metalflowermaker February 26, 2015 / 3:58 am Thank you for this discussion. In advance: I’m sorry this is so long. I had an exchange recently (screaming argument) with my ex who decided to blame my genes for the behavior of our eldest child. I realized that as far away from that…

Half Empty

I'm sorry, I can't get my mind to focus. I'm sorry, I'm stuck on the negative comments from two days ago. I'm sorry, baby smiles, hugs and art making can't make the vortex go away. I'm sorry, the day was wasted when I could not find one good thing for the day to feel worthwhile.…