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The Real World: A True Story About Mental Illness

The first time I suffered a bout of depression, I was 10 years old.

I didn’t put a diagnostic name to this insidious condition until I was well into my 20s. 1,237 more words



Usia 25 tahun untuk perempuan yang belum menikah di Indonesia adalah usia yang rawan. Rawan  akan banyak pertanyaan dan pernyataan. Tak tau kenapa usia 25 tahun seakan menjadi patokan “peringatan” bagi perempuan di Indonesia untuk segera menikah. 418 more words


Where The Story Really Begins

I’m not sure if I want to start my story all over again, but it’s been eating at me. I’m beginning to think that I would lose my readers pretty quickly if I started at the beginning…aka birth. 208 more words


Doesn't Share Well With Others

photo credit: breathslim.com

The phone on the bedside table rudely rang, disrupting her hard fought for sleep.  She reached for it, knocked it off the cradle and dropped the receiver to the floor.  1,195 more words

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Achilles Last Stand.
Ten minutes of ultimate liberation from my surroundings.
Ten minutes of forgetting the past.
The ten minutes that make even the Soul Sing.

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How can he be 8 already?

Bursting heart again. Right here. Today. Happy Birthday, Sweetie.

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Making Memories

Last week I told you about the upcoming Malt Shop Memories Street Dance and live broadcast at KCMR coming up on Friday night and I know you are all waiting with baited breath to hear all about it.   448 more words