I am a Warr;or

Longest. Post. Ever.   I made a deal with myself that if I got my latest tattoo that I had to tell the compact version of my story. And I know it sounds silly, I can totally break a deal with myself. But no, actually, I can’t bring myself to do that. But before I…

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Up, Down, Turnaround

God, I really hate coming down… I don’t know if you have or have dealt with someone with bipolar disorder, but I’ve been in a hypomanic episode for the last couple of weeks- (for those who don’t know, hypomania is like a manic episode, but much less severe- it’s one of the biggest differences between…

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Happy Sadness? Or Sad Happiness? Is That a Thing??

Good grief. I don’t even know where else to start. I feel so many things right now, all at once, and I think my heart may explode from the pressure of it all. I just turned in my final assignment for my Associate’s degree, and even though everything has gone insane lately, and you would…

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What Drama Isn’t

Drama is a word I have heard thrown around a lot recently.  It makes me wonder if most of us even know what it really means.  I am hearing it so much, every time someone says it I hear, “Inconceivable!” echo in my mind.  Promptly followed by, “You keep using that word.  I do not…

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When Your Soul is Torn

How does one deal with a huge contradiction of appearances? What do you do when everything appears calm like the surface of a lake, and your little boat suddenly capsizes? You discover hungry lake monsters and boiling lava instead of the earnest help of a friend. How can a brain rationalize and process such confusion…

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Water

Water. H2O As my daughter would say, when she wants a refill, “Mom, may I have some more nice refreshing water?” That thing that my son likes to send down the drain at alarming rates while he “forgets” what the shower is for and plays. In the cool of night, it collects on the edges…

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