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A crisis of subjectivity

This isn’t the promised long post on drugs and overdose etc; that one is partially written (and already very long), but I wrote it during my latest (let us hope last) drug binge, so on top of completion it needs extensive cleaning up. 1,675 more words

Bipolar Disorder

Sometimes Quiet is Violent.

We all have a song that moves us. That we connect with and feel on a deep level. That we feel is written just for us. 452 more words

Life Stories

Just because you can breathe doesn't mean you can't drown...

I gained remarkable insight this afternoon while sitting across from a wise, dear friend.  As I shared what was going on in my life and the full spectrum of emotions I experienced, she helped me connect the dots on what others have tried to tell me.   532 more words

Reflections

My Testimony part 2

Part 2

Molly

Earlier, I mentioned my friend Molly. Both Molly and I were adopted from Peru. Our families became close during the adoption process. Due to political turmoil in Peru, my adoption took more than two years–much longer than it should have–and our families  started hanging out and became friends. 293 more words

Christianity

Abuse is terrorizing.

How do you write about something that people are afraid to see? How to you expose an undermining, but insidious practice? How do you change peoples’ minds? 33 more words

Anxiety

Abuse is terrorizing.

How do you write about something that people are afraid to see? How to you expose an undermining, but insidious practice? How do you change peoples’ minds? 274 more words

Mental Health

Success is: Knowing Myself

This is the least fun part of this series, in my opinion. Knowing yourself is dirty, heart wrenching, exhausting work.

There are two sides to this. 601 more words

Personal Growth