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The Suit

I’ve been pretty stressed at work lately. Normal remedy – speed home in my truck like I am missing the birth of my first child, drink a beer in the shower, change into sweats, then drink four more. 446 more words

Flashfiction

How God Calmed My Anxiety

Previous post on single-mom stress.

Twelve years in a spiritually abusive church taught me the fine art of catastrophizing. According to Psychology Today:

“Catastrophizing has two parts:… Predicting a negative outcome” and “Jumping to the conclusion that if the negative outcome did in fact happen, it would be a catastrophe.”

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Single Mom

A step, an adventure.

The strangest thing happened a few weeks into grade 12.

My hair started falling out.

And being the desperately teenage soul that I am, I took to the internet to find a cause. 637 more words

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Lay Back

Ever since I can remember – as far back as middle school – people have been telling me how laid back I am. I’m not sure whether to take that as a compliment or an insult, but I’d like to think it’s the former rather than the latter. 479 more words

Life

Write a blog she said, it will help she said...

How on earth did I think I’d be able to write here often enough with a 6 week Bebe who eats every 3 hours, with a silly puppy that needs walking and loving attention, an elderly cat that poops everywhere and constantly yells for wet food, and well…everything else. 552 more words

Poem for an Overwhelmed Society

If ever there was a dream

A dream to be free

If ever there as a dream

A dream would be me

I don’t know when I’ll retire… 97 more words

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Sadness

Horrible day yesterday, woke up this morning tired and sad. Not sure if I’m sad because I’m tired or sad because I’m sad. Want to close my eyes and sleep, feel like I’m almost crying. 30 more words

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