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Somatise This

I know I’ve stated this before, but I love my friends.  Seriously, true luff.  One of the things that’s great about friendship is you say stuff to your mates that, if anybody said the same things about them to you, you’d have a go or smack them one.   2,110 more words

The Little Things

The little things are what get to me. I moved her abandoned glass mug that I happened upon under my bed one morning to sit in plain sight in my room, I let her extra extra toothbrush hiding in the bathroom pretend to fit in, I can’t seem to find the time to unpin from my whiteboard the hallmark cards that she gave me to brighten my day, I hold on to the cold apartment air of 70“F that she insisted on keeping around the place to deepen our sleep, I force myself to continue being vegan like her when I love cheese, and the little thing that finally led me to write, I refrain from using the ceiling fan sitting above me just like she did; I’ve kept her with me since she left. 95 more words



It’s been a few weeks now… things are starting to settle.

I’m having up days and down days; the ups come in large chunks, but are interspersed with… 311 more words

Olfactory Remembrance

I slept. I awoke. In hell, delivered

by a package from my memory.

An olfactory flash back to 1980.

I watched my father’s cigarette second… 108 more words

Mental Health

Your Body Won't Take Care Of Itself

And neither will your mind.

Taking care of ourselves physically and mentally/emotionally takes time and thought. If we don’t do it, it’s not going to happen on it’s own. 231 more words


OMG, I'm Feeling a Feeling

After a life time of stuffing feelings, turning off, pushing away, denying and shutting downing out of an effort to protect from anger, shame, guilt and fear, we have learned something needs to change.   544 more words