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Relationships are like elastic bands

Elastic bands (popularly known as Rubber bands) are known for their elasticity. Pull it apart and release it, it assumes a similar shape back again. Every such band has a shelf life though. 439 more words



It’s my first post of the new year. Yay! And it only took me until the very last day of the first month of the new year. 585 more words


We should be more careful

I actually, honestly, genuinely once said to someone, ‘I can’t take care of myself until everything else is sorted’. Everything else meaning my job, my relationships, the laundry … everything. 791 more words

Paying Attention and Appreciating the 'Little Things'

Up until Wednesday afternoon I was having a bit of a crappy time. I was stressed about coursework deadlines, distant friends and strained relationships. On Saturday a friend slept over and even in the same bed it felt like we were hardly in the same room. 735 more words


Hey heart wall – Some days I feel so overwhelmed I just want to curl up in a ball in the corner. I sometimes imagine a stop sign to help me just to stop and gain control over stuff. 69 more words

So Frustrated...

Sometimes Life is Tough

I have a normal heart rate of 70 beats per minute, 60-100 being viewed as the average of a human at rest. I was recently hospitalized due to a scary episode of tachycardia (heart palpitations) with a heart rate of 156 beats per minute at rest. 578 more words

Learning to Breathe

I left my husband on Monday afternoon, he found out about it Monday evening and we had no communication until Wednesday evening when we met at a local McDonald’s for an hour and a half.   81 more words