Tag Archives: suicide

Rehab

It’s been six years from the last major suicide attempt, five years out from my last pharmaceutical – non-recreational anyway. The pills in my life now are gummy vitamins and vitamin D. It’s mind bending to be in a completely … 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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Write it out

I get to go on an out-of-town writing assignment this week, and I may have a heart attack from excitement. My editor can get press passes for the exhibits I am going to review, and holy shit- best work ever! … Continue reading

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If you came back from heaven

No wonder I got a rush of blue the last few days. My body always knows when the date arrives, even though it’s been so many years. Oh my sweet sister, I loved you so much and I still think … Continue reading

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Gratitude part 2

I’m also grateful for lavender, sweater tights, gingerbread, delicious food, wine, dinner with friends, good equipment, stretching, sparkling cider with pomegranate, curry, Bach, glitter, apricot oil, sewing machines, USB cords, cell phones, swimming in clear mountain lakes, nude beaches, Club … Continue reading

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Just a dream

It’s wild that my little brother is all grown up with a child of his own now. I still feel over protective, but he’s grown into a strong, healthy adult. I know he has massive struggles too though. The whole … Continue reading

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Soooooo close

I only have a few dozen posts showing, but I have over 350 that I posted and then hid later (they weren’t that good). Now, all told, I’m up to 391 and I really want to make it to 400 … Continue reading

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Touch and go

Only one month until my birthday, and 30 days until I will be moved into my new home. I’m kind of excited about it. It’s hard to find, hard to get to, and stashed out in a lot of green … Continue reading

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Putting out the flames

Pardon me, it’s been a rough ride lately. I feel simultaneously blessed and cursed, but I know I can’t give up no matter how bad it gets. It does get really bad, and there are reasons for it that I … Continue reading

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RIP Robin Williams

It’s really distressing to see some of the vitriol that’s being spewed about depression and suicide right now. But at least people are finally talking about it. I would like to see the hatred and fear turn into compassion and … Continue reading

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