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A will to live

It wasn’t so dreadful, my time with you. It reminded me of how I felt as a child, so enchanted by the stars… Filling me with wonder before taking it away, as I realized I could never reach them.. 116 more words


Optimism is a positive quality

Lately, I’ve been working on my attitude. My whole doom-gloom-stomping-around thing was getting a little old.

In the past week, I declared my major, redecorated my room, and got assigned a… 323 more words

Truth telling...

Most people feel awkward telling truth to Power. It’s uncomfortable. It may make you unpopular. Like bitter medicine, the recipient will likely not enjoy the experience. 59 more words


Failing doesn't mean you're a failure

I have always had the fear of failing at everything; sometimes it feels like no matter how hard I try; I’m bound to fail.  My outlook is has been skewed towards the negative and maybe that contributes some of my failures in life.  429 more words

Get Out of Town

She said she was in love with me
I am positive now she had lied
She said she was feeling feelings
She couldn’t keep them inside… 322 more words


Optimism: a.k.a. Depression Lies

So, last week was rough for me. I was feeling mentally exhausted and by Friday was beating up on myself for making a simple and entirely fixable mistake. 240 more words


The silver lining of a Type 1 diagnosis

Six months ago I was diagnosed with Type 1.  I would be embellishing if I didn’t say it felt like a crushing blow.  The news was compounded by the fact that our first child was due in two days and my wife had the task of giving birth right around the bend. 743 more words