Month: November 2017

End of Script

It’s been a long year of turmoil and happiness and somewhere in my mess I’ve forgotten my purpose.   https://www.facebook.com/goalcast/videos/1605366899540494  I seem to have forgotten what I live for.  And this woman’s testimony is my life’s purpose. When I was 27 I was broken. I…

ADHD and Me

I lived with undiagnosed ADHD for 34 years. The way my brain works is almost 180 degrees different from people who do not have ADHD. I can drink coffee and sleep. I can take Adderall and be focused and work, while still napping in…

Positive Detachment

The word Detachment is generally used to describe a negative avoidance. What about positive detachment? Can we practice detachment in an impulsive yet constructive manner? The action pattern I see in my friends when they get mad at their partners is to start cleaning….

Race Brain

Its race week for me and I have race brain. It’s Thursday  and trying to focus at work or anywhere is like asking a kid to focus on school work while having them sit in a candy store. My brain is all over the…

Jealousy. Carmen

Peggy wrote a document on jealousy and as I read I t I was thankful due to the fact that I am currently experiencing this phenomenon.    I have to be real and in the scheme of things I realize that as a rule im…

On the Bridge

I had this great idea for a presentation, a thought invoking idea to create a true urgency in our community. Shoes. Shoes lined up on the bridges in our community that not only connect the ‘island’ but also serve a darker purpose of ending…

Self Love and Suicide

There is a fine line for a woman like me who has a mental illness and struggles with low self esteem. See, it’s a daily struggle to wake up and find some reason to love that person I see reflected back at me in…

Today

We were all disheartened to hear of another suicide this morning from the 8th Street Bridges. The newspapers have reported that this was a young woman, still attending high school. My condolences to the family and friends, and to our community. We all suffer…

Inside the Fog of Betrayal

Today marks nearly one year since the discovery of my husband’s affair (D-Day). In the days, weeks and months since, I’ve struggled to keep myself sane and present for my two beautiful children. As I try to dig myself out of the emotional rubble…

Learning how to Relax

I asked all our authors at Crowing Love to write a blog based on the prompt of relaxation. I then read every submission and realized I asked a question I did not have an answer for. Relaxation is something in my late 30’s that…

Take a Chill Pill

November 2, 2017 Take a chill pill… Isn’t that a pretty saying? So many people need to take meds to regulate their hormones and keep them in their jobs, keep them from alienating everyone they love, and to help them just be able to…

Relaxation Set-up

Relaxing, to me, is a set up. For me to relax I feel I need to get everything done.I relax often by taking a bath or by going on a trip, but the reality is that unless I just put my face into the…

%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this: