So, I started out wanting to do the extra post on Wednesday, but then failed to post on Thursday, my normal posting day. So, here it is, Friday, and yeah…no post. I decided to do a family update. Child #1 is doing well, making her way in the world and no longer living at home.Continue reading “Ah Yes, Blogging…”
Tag Archives: mental health
A Trauma Journal
I was recently intrigued by the thought of a trauma journal. It’s not that I haven’t heard of journaling for years and years, but this struck a different chord. It was a drawing journal. Ooh! Drawing! I love to draw. Ok, maybe I’m not professional at it, but I do love to draw, and evenContinue reading “A Trauma Journal”
A Family Mental Health Update
It has been brought to my attention that at least one of you (Shout out to Tamara!!!) want to know what’s up with our family (and our mental health!) So, here you go! Not having a home is very challenging, especially when it comes to mental health. Child #3 is still taking his pills, butContinue reading “A Family Mental Health Update”
Six Word Story #30
Ran into you. Ran not fought.
Who’s Watching the Watchers?
Since May is Mental Health Month and I have been ruminating about this for a while, I just thought I would share something that is near and dear to me. I think we have a problem in this country (the US) with mental health care. Not just for adults, but especially for children. I haveContinue reading “Who’s Watching the Watchers?”
Twisting Swirling Truth Lies Mind in chaos Voices Visions Is truth known Delusions
Abused, Abuser, Abuses
Early this morning I was preparing a speech that I plan to give at a meeting of abused women. I have told our story countless times; to doctor’s, therapists, nurses, friends, to my children’s schools. I have pondered the idea of writing down every detail, so that when doctor’s leave or therapists move on, IContinue reading “Abused, Abuser, Abuses”
Six Word Story #24
What if I hadn’t been born?
I have no idea who I am. I have no idea what is expected of me. I have no idea how to respond to the atrocities which present themselves. Where do the lines go that you imprint on yourself? Where do they lead? Is it significant their numbers? Is it significant that they’re increasing? OnContinue reading “No Idea”
Six Word Story #21
All of this will end soon.