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The Holy Dwells in Dark Places

(Prompt from Suzi Banks Baum @ http://www.rebellesociety.com/2017/01/16/suzibanksbaum-practice/)

When you lie in the dark

Through sunset and sunrise

Chalk ticks on the walls

Marking time in your cell… 350 more words



I woke up at 3 am this morning unable to fall back asleep. My first panic attack occurred at around 5 am. He woke up to it and held me close until my klonopin kicked in and I was better, so I allowed him to the rest he so deserves after working all week. 478 more words

The difference between stuff and "stuff"

So I am sorta like a spy.  I sit on my porch and smoke my cigs and kinda just watch whats going on.  Its a good way to pass time.   366 more words


I don’t usually write things like this, but here we go.

I have just gotten out of a relationship where I was emotionally, mentally, and sexually abused by my CisHet POC male partner. 297 more words


im having a down sort of evening. everything feels blah. i just, i feel flat and low and like im drowning in emotion but i cant swim to the top. 71 more words


Soldier's heart, shellshock and lack of moral fibre

When I was unwell last year, my husband Brian explained my symptoms in military terms: “You’ve been in the front line, and now you’ve got shell shock.” Brian had researched this condition while editing… 711 more words

How to Save a Life

I’ve been told on many occasions that I am an inspiration. People have told me how brave I am, how they look up to me, and how they can’t imagine facing these things themselves. 515 more words

Bipolar Disorder