Category Archives: My Dark Places

December Pep Talk

Dear ______, It’s December and maybe you’re a little bit in a funk. You haven’t bought your Christmas presents yet and maybe you don’t have any travel plans. If you do have travel plans, you may be stressed about holiday … Continue reading

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I’m Breaking Up With A House

We are moving. We’ve found a place that we think will be our next home. It’s only a seven minute drive away from our current house, but you would think, based on my emotions, that I were being marched to … Continue reading

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Robin Williams- Rainbow Suspenders

“If he was so sad, why didn’t he call me?” One of the children in my family asked this when my Dad killed himself. “Oh honey, he didn’t call anybody.” “But why didn’t he call me? Why didn’t he call … Continue reading

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Ovulation Pain

Mittelschmerz: Pain with ovulation. Hey, so this is something that happened to me a couple of weeks ago, and I want to share it here in case it can help anyone else out there. I went to see a movie … Continue reading

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The Bus

There’s a full moon today and for the next two days. It must be the moon. Yes, it’s probably the moon. Or that it was just Mother’s Day, which let’s face it, is emotionally fraught. Some people’s mother’s are not … Continue reading

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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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