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Unlabeled

Even now I hesitate to say the words. I don’t want to give form to the nebulous, or power to the label. People have such preconceived notions about mental health differences, but the bulk of responses are not anything I … Continue reading

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romantic

What an interesting time to be alive. On one hand I have so much hope for humans to do fantastic things – and on the other hand, holy shit. Because a lot of people are in  distress and trauma, it’s … Continue reading

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This one thing

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Supermoon

The hot tub seemed like the perfect place to watch the supermoon move across the sky, but I was foiled by clouds. Instead I floated in the water and thought about the playlist of songs that have been stuck in … Continue reading

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A deck of cards

My coworker just had a complete breakdown at work today and flipped out on our director. I don’t think I’ll see her for a while, if at all. It’s really hard to see someone snap like that, with so much … Continue reading

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Bipolar retirement planning

Not so much. I cashed out my previous 401K when I left government work and headed for teaching. Depression derailed the  %$#@ out of everything, and how can you plan for a future when you have no plans for being … Continue reading

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Baking and construction

I rolled out the bread dough just slightly with my hands, and poured melted butter over it. Then I sprinkled a little sugar and cinnamon across it evenly, and then rolled it up and tucked it into a loaf pan. … Continue reading

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Buttoned down

My friend and I went out for drinks tonight (he wears suits, damn I appreciate a sharp dressed man – can we talk about button down shirts? Yum) and we were talking about our latest adventures. I told him I … Continue reading

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A bit of sweetness in a messy world

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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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