My Broken…..Heart?

A weight in my chest. The very center of my torso Above the stomach where butterflies take flight Close to the sternum Below that place where anxiety quietly grasps. Heart pounding, breaths heaving, muscles tightened in preparation for fight or flight. The weight pulls me Just a little bit lower Body and………..a soul? There isContinue reading “My Broken…..Heart?”

The System Can Not Be Dismantled By The Hands it Keeps in Shackles

Systems have been put in place to benefit the few and keep the many supplicant. It’s true, what they say, everyone likes you better when you are on your knees. That statement is only as crude as you make it so I leave you to snicker. So, the title and why I’m being so damnContinue reading “The System Can Not Be Dismantled By The Hands it Keeps in Shackles”

Asking for Help – Abilities vs. Disabilities

My history of neurodivergence is one that only surfaced in the last year. This is because the vocabulary for the way my brain works has only been around for the last several years. In addition to the words, their meanings have changed and sometimes words and meanings are thrown out. Wanting to know about whatContinue reading “Asking for Help – Abilities vs. Disabilities”

My Take on “Mental Health”, Trauma, Grief and all the slippery feels.

In general, I don’t have anything against the term Mental Health. In practice, in real life, in therapy, in the doctors office I see things differently. No one wants to go to the doctor and be told that they are sick and certainly not with something that will hang on every day for all ofContinue reading “My Take on “Mental Health”, Trauma, Grief and all the slippery feels.”

Time Warp…Again Anyone Singing that them song?

Wow, so 3 years, a marriage, a pandemic, a few jobs changes and my daughter graduated HS and is halfway through college. So, I’ve been a little busy lately. I’m not going to bore you with all the gory details, there was trauma, therapy, very, very bad times and..well things are pretty good right now.Continue reading “Time Warp…Again Anyone Singing that them song?”