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Hot water burned my skin
As I lay in the white bath,
Legs drawn up to my chest
I watched the still droplets
That waited for my final move. 138 more words


Saturday Blog 13

Saturday Blog 13

I am wicked sore today after all the poking and prodding the new doc did yesterday. But I persevered and went to Walgreens to pick up my prescription. 825 more words


Daily prompt: Masks off

We’re less than a week away from Halloween! If you had to design a costume that channeled your true, innermost self, what would that costume look like? 308 more words


My Home, My Sanctuary

Do you like being home or going places? I love being home. Not just because of my illnesses, but because I truly love my home. We have been able to create a sanctuary. 425 more words

Mental Illnesses

Getting Personal About Preventing Suicide

All of us have been touched in some way by the crushing effect of emotional illness and the devastation of suicide. I’ve experienced it personally… 528 more words



I woke up tired this morning.  Tired and discouraged, with a very persistent thought pushing its way into my consciousness and going in circles through my head.  1,404 more words

"Just a little easier."

I never imagined at $55,000 a year, I’d have trouble making ends meet. And my wife brings in another 25. My son’s in public school. It’s no good.

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