Dating Anxiety


Don't get your hopes up 🙂 I haven't been on a date in ages... dinosaur ages I say. ... and I am okay with it. Is there something wrong with me? Nahhh. Bless you men and women out there who have the stamina to go on dates after dates and constantly meeting new people and … Continue reading Dating Anxiety

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12 Reasons To Live


I was talking to a young man in his early 20s who has a chronic low mood. This was not my first time interacting with him and just like in the previous encounters, he projected the Eeyore (Winnie the Pooh) personality. He wants life to be easy. He wants life to be comfortable without having … Continue reading 12 Reasons To Live

Birthday Bliss & Blisters


Photo by Harleyq2 I am always thankful that God has given me the opportunity to see another year of life. In usual fashion, I took my birth week off from work and this time, I decided to add my parents to the mix. They celebrated their anniversary. My parents are aged and I had decided … Continue reading Birthday Bliss & Blisters

A CHILD’S TRUTH ADULT ANGER


This weekend was both good and bad. It was the long three days - hung out at the beach, watched an air show and had a fabulous time with family and friends. It was great! As a few of us family gathered to eat at a little Italian restaurant, a conversation ensued that ripped into … Continue reading A CHILD’S TRUTH ADULT ANGER

Blood or Family


Who do you call family? Are they a mixture of blood relatives and friends? Did you have to walk away from blood and create your own family? Sometimes you are forced to walk away from those around you - no phone calls, texts or meet up because they add nothing but drama and heartache. The … Continue reading Blood or Family

Bad Mothers Happen


Photo by brother's photo on Pexels.com Mother's Day is looming and almost everyone is gearing up to send something sweet to their mothers. The day is a celebration and recognition of the taxing job of being a good mother. Please note that I said good mother. Prior to my run-in with community mental health, I … Continue reading Bad Mothers Happen

Curl Up and Die


or get up and find your resilience Have you ever watched those movies when something bad happens and the unlikely survivor uses everything at his/her disposal to continue on day by day? I love those movies because they teach resilience. An acquired skill which is in short supply. Google Photo of COL Gregory Gadson, Ret … Continue reading Curl Up and Die

Being Your Own Nurse – Single Life


Photo: Pixabay.com; Artist: DieterRobbins As much as being single has its many positive sides, there are those moments when a single person could use a partner to help. As the rain beats down outside making a sweet lullaby, I am in bed writhing in pain. Okay, maybe writhing is a bit strong but nevertheless I … Continue reading Being Your Own Nurse – Single Life

Dear Married People


Photo credit: Pixabay.com; Artist: sasint Dear Married People, These are a few thoughts from your single friends who are not miserable. Let me be free to live the life I have chosen. Let me do what’s in my best interest. Sometimes, some of us were in a crappy situation and now are happy to just … Continue reading Dear Married People

Too Damaged for Love


Everyone walks around with some form of a mask. However, there are those whose deep core was damaged severely. This makes it hard for them to truly love someone or accept love. No matter how much you show that you are in their corner, they never allow themselves to trust you completely. Photo credit: Pixabay.com; … Continue reading Too Damaged for Love