Category Archives: My Dark Places

Blameless

This week, I’ve read stories that have deeply moved me and percolated in my need to speak out to anyone reading this who has been a victim of a sexual assault, humiliation and/or bullying, particularly on new social media. This … Continue reading

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Cory Monteith and My Accidental Overdose

There are times I wish I hadn’t written about my past alcohol abuse publicly. That’s because I’m in balance now, I’m healthy and doing great, so I don’t want people to think I’m having those problems. Bright young actor Cory … Continue reading

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Why Periods?

Periods are mean. Mine is basically over, but it hurt this month, dude, a crampy, achy belly sucks. I know why we get them, but WHY? Blech! “From now on, my period will be known as Shark Week.” Someone said … Continue reading

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You Can’t Outrun Your Shadow, So Dance With It

You really can’t run faster than your shadow, it’s true. And in a double meaning, I believe we all have a “shadow side,” or a darker side, sadness and anger and negativity, sometimes- it’s only human. Rage, even. Sorrow. If … Continue reading

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Above All, Be The Heroine of Your Life, Not The Victim- Nora Ephron

This is one of my favorite quotes of all times from one of my favorite writers ever, dear Nora. Bad, challenging, sometimes even terrible stuff happens in everyone’s life, and often only in hindsight can we see the hidden blessings … Continue reading

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A Prayer For Sandy Hook

                                              Children are the joy of the world. I know this much is true, and anyone who would … Continue reading

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The A Team- Ed Sheeran (Video)

They say all addiction is the same and I think that’s true, particularly for dangerous, life threatening addictions. This beautiful song breaks my heart wide open. In this season of the “Trifecta” of drinking holidays, it’s good for me to … Continue reading

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