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The Fool at Peace

Some would say that I am too trusting. I tend to give people and situations the benefit of the doubt. I like to believe that there is good in everyone and that people don’t have ulterior motives. 351 more words


A Little Perspective Can Go a Long Way

I’ll admit that I was rather surprised by some of the responses I got to yesterday’s post. I got a couple of messages from friends who were concerned about me (thanks again for caring enough to talk, it really does mean a lot to me, whatever I might say in response) and then, because I didn’t think what I’d posted had been dark enough to warrant that level of concern, I asked my closest friend for her perspective. 1,000 more words

Speaking Up

Saying "Goodbyes" again...

I wrote a post a couple months ago about saying, “goodbye,” I would like to say that since then I have learned how to deal with change and goodbyes but I haven’t. 1,056 more words


Closer To Home (free poetry)

So is it just smaller

Because it’s at Home

Is it just scarier

Because it’s closer to Home

The big things out there

Are they just bigger or… 70 more words

The Break-up

It’s an interesting place to start a story: the break-up. Usually stories like these start out by my telling you just how great he was in the beginning, and how many good and fun things we did together, and how I pictured marrying him and having kids with him, and how I can not see myself going on without him in my life. 1,378 more words

I Want You to Know...

In the spirit of Time to Change’s hashtag this week: #iwantyoutoknow, I am going to use this post to share what I want other people to know about me and mental health in general. 476 more words


The Outing

I have a old Chevy pick up. I figured out that in the last year I have logged about 500 miles on it, all of them pretty much doctor visits. 714 more words