Monthly Archives: March 2016

Spring fever

I walked out of OMSI and by the time I got to the parking lot I was in a hyperventilating panic attack. It’s so embarrassing – I always bust ass to get out of public view, it’s challenging maintaining your … Continue reading

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One stitch at a time

I give up; this is not working for me at all. Being trapped at a desk surrounded by angry people and constant drama – when I work hard to create a calm and peaceful life – ugh I have to … Continue reading

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The other side of the desk

I’m so glad that I don’t work in the pediatrics unit. I have a badge that allows me access to all parts of the hospital, but that area is really hard. All those years of teaching and working in classrooms,  … Continue reading

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Cakes on fire

I picked up some shifts at the bakery, and how heavenly to do cake decorating again after the long break. Of all my careers, it’s funny that playing with icing has been a constant and steady go-to when I can’t … Continue reading

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The stone age

I was biking at the top of my favorite mountain (a little one), headed into the only semi-technical stair step rocky section on the backside of it. I pass these young guys and they see where I’m headed and one … Continue reading

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Barricades

In my crazier moments I want to whisper into the wind, in hopes that it stretches across the miles and misunderstandings between us: “You all have power and intelligence, please use them for good.” But then I remember that to … Continue reading

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Centuries later

I hate panic attacks. It’s been a while since I had one that bad, where I needed to have external help to redirect. The tears, the inability to breathe, the giant wave of complete despair. I had to go down … Continue reading

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