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What to Write About on a Bad Day

Bad days happen.  Despite my optimism and choice to live on the side of hope and goodness and compassion, bad days will still happen in my life.   919 more words


I’m tired of thinking.
I’m tired of not being allowed to say what I think.
I’m tired of everything that I keep thinking and wanting to say. 64 more words

Inner Musings

For When Your Heart is Willing but Your Brain is Dead

I swore that when I found a 3-day-a-week nanny job, I would bust my butt writing EVERY SINGLE DAY that I had off.

I had fanciful ideas of waking up the morning after my 72 hour shift (some of those sleeping hours, I should mention) hitting the shower, getting dressed, grabbing the laptop, and typing away until my fingers were cramping and bruised. 446 more words


Snap out of Funk

Yesterday was a pretty bad day for me – boo hoo!  I had an ‘interview’ at the unemployment office.  Well, it wasn’t an interview, it was a group class whereby they taught us how to fill out a questionnaire for EDD, and we got to watch a wonderfully acted video on… 163 more words

Just For Today

Pushing through

The past few days have been really difficult for me. I can’t explain it, I don’t know if it’s the bc I’m on or just hormones, I’ve been feeling pretty depressed lately. 180 more words

The Facts of Life for Freelancers

“Anybody who is in freelance work, especially artistically, knows that it comes with all the insecurity and the ups and downs. It’s a really frightening life.”

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Writers Writing About Writing

I have shingles.

As if there needed to be any more evidence that I burn the candle at both ends, I was diagnosed with shingles yesterday.

Best free medical advice ever: if you qualify for it, GET THE SHINGLES VACCINATION ASAP. 275 more words