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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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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This isn't the Life I Would Have Written for Myself. It's Better.

So this happened today #Icanlegallydriveagain

A post shared by Becky (@reformed.hotmess) on Jun 23, 2014 at 2:02pm PDT

So, that happened yesterday. Not for my 17-year-old daughter Muri, for me. I got

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How Far I Have Come

#Spring #Flowers

A post shared by Becky (@reformed.hotmess) on May 19, 2014 at 5:46am PDT

Last year, I tried to commit suicide. Twice. I wrote about the first attempt. I had the

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Just Another Step

Part of therapy, after a breakdown, and a suicide attempt, at least for me, is taking inventory of my life, accounting for all that has been lost, and making amends. There are relationships that I destroyed in the midst of my out of control mania and eventual downward spiral into the darkness. Some of those

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