NOW WHAT? Originally published 1/31/2018 I think I had a mental breakdown recently. Or I’ve been having a constant mental breakdown for a few years and I finally snapped. What it comes down to is, I think, that I’m lost. I don’t know who I am. I’m not proud of anything I’ve done. I don’t … More NOW WHAT?
I had what can best be described as a depression attack today. At first I wondered if it was an anxiety attack or panic attack, and I’m not actually sure if those things are the same things, but after self-diagnosing via Google I realized that I didn’t have a lot of those symptoms. The best, … More To people living with living with living with…
Depression manifests itself in different ways for different people. Words are hard. Hopefully someone understands what I’m trying to say there. … More BRAIN SPACE
I hate myself. You wouldn’t think it to look at me. From the outside, I seem like a happy person. I joke, I laugh, I smile, I make snarky comments. I talk to people, I socialize. I put on a very good game face. … More THE “…” DAYS
NEWS AND THE INFORMATION AGE Originally published November 17, 2016 How about those election results, eh? Pretty…surprising…all around? I’m not actually here to talk about that. I’m just exhausted by all of it at this point. I can see how it sucked from both sides of the aisle, I’ve made my peace with those who … More NEWS AND THE INFORMATION AGE
THINK BEFORE YOU SPEAK Originally published October 17, 2016 Alright everyone. Sit down and listen. If you’re offended by what follows, then I’m talking to you. If you aren’t, then I’m not. That’s the only half-assed apology I’m going to make for this one. I’m not going to tell you who to vote for, so … More THINK BEFORE YOU SPEAK
I want to say that I am not blind to the fact that the last post I wrote before today’s was not totally in-keeping with today’s message. My belief that parents should parent their children, however, is not contradictory to my belief that we should work harder to support one another instead of attacking one … More I just wanted to take a moment.
BRING BACK THE VILLAGE Originally posted 9/17/16 I read this article today, and even though I’m terrified to write this blog, I think it needs to be written. And I can only hope and pray that it doesn’t end badly for us. So here’s my “confession.” Our summer daycare option was going to cost $200 … More BRING BACK THE VILLAGE
Patsy Terrell is the right choice to replace Jan Pauls in the 102nd District. The right choice for Kansas. … More I UNDERSTAND: PATSY TERRELL FOR KANSAS
This post is vaguely in response to the kid who fell into the gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati zoo. Let’s just get that out of the way. And while we’re at it, let me be clear: I am not a gorilla expert. I’m not a parenting expert. I’m not perfect. My kids aren’t perfect. I know we all make mistakes. … More LET’S TRY…PARENTING!