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On Being Tough

What makes someone tough?

I’ve been mulling this over in my head for a while now, wrote this before going on vacation weeks ago, but decided to post it finally…now. 1,548 more words


Communication vs. Being Needy... where is that fine line.

Every where you look there’s relationship advice for everyone, being shouted from every medium you can imagine. The internet, television talk shows, books, magazines even Buddist podcasts will sometimes broach the subject. 640 more words

Random Ramblings

Levels of Equal

             As you know (or maybe you don’t), I write these posts in the evening.  Many of you read them the next day.  Because of that, my “holiday” mentions tend to seem late.   305 more words

Mixed Fellings

So I found out from a mutual friend of Adams and I that he has gone overseas with the military.  He has left/sublet his apartment and will be gone until October.  425 more words


Recovery Is Beginning

For a couple of weeks now I’ve been feel something new, something I haven’t felt in a very, very long time. I think it’s Happiness. Like the shroud of grief is lifting for the first time since my son’s diagnosis. 646 more words


Being strong

Today a very good friend of mine told me that I was one of the strongest people she knew. This made me very happy because I’ve always wanted to inspire people and to help them keep their hopes up. 340 more words

Nothing Left To Lose Is A Powerful Place To Be

I’ve been battling great emotional pain and anxiety over my many losses these last years, but then suddenly had a realization yesterday. Everything I’ve feared since I was a child has already happened to me: abuse, the permanent loss of my health at a young age, severe chronic pain, my child being born disabled, being unable to work, financial devastation, my religious faith collapsing, the loss of all of my relationships…it’s all already happened. 286 more words