I am Solar Powered

I am solar-powered. The irony of living in Missouri is not lost on me. I get it. I love the seasons, but I need the sun.

Yesterday it was almost 40 degrees, and Sam and I went for a walk at a local park. It has been far too long since I walked.

I miss

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What a Difference a Year can Make

Friday is my high school homecoming. Sam and I are going to the game. From what I have seen on Facebook, there will be a lot of people there that we went to school with. People I haven’t seen in over 20 years. I’m really super excited to go.

This homecoming is the exact opposite

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The Rabbit Hole Once Again

I stood there, in the all too familiar place once again. That place I swore I wouldn’t see again. I thought I had said my final farewells to the rabbit hole months ago. I should have known I would end up standing on the edge again. That’s the way my disordered mind works, always

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If Treatment is the Answer, the Question becomes How to Get it

Since the death of Robin Williams, conversations and dialogues have been started about depression, mental illness, and suicide. I have seen it mentioned several times this week that treatment needs to be more of a priority. The powers that be need to make it more readily available, more easily accessible, and more affordable. I can

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I Can't Stay Broken for Them

I have struggled to write this. I have started it half a dozen times, and deleted each attempt. I even considered not writing it at all. But it keeps nagging at me, I keep turning it over in my mind. Apparently it needs to be written.

I may or may not have mentioned my

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