Monthly Archives: December 2013

Unburdening a Beautiful Mind

Unburdening a Beautiful Mind

I pinched a little white tablet out of the orange prescription bottle. 10 mg. What could it hurt? But what could it help? Could a man-made concoction of chemicals really help un-kink the rat’s nest of anxiety in my mind? I’d had the bottle for a week, but only now decided to start taking them.Read More

Bacon and Tears

Bacon and Tears

After today, I can add “have a good cry over a piece of bacon” to my life experiences. I’ve been holding in my emotions for the past few days, willing myself to NOT make eye contact with the ghost of Christmas past. The smiling, always up to mischief face of my father, who took greatRead More

I’m a 10. Perfect.

I’m a 10. Perfect.

“Can I sit with you?” My 4 y/o daughter sat on the bench of our dining set, eating a spaghetti lunch off a cream-colored Tupperware tray, her golden hair pulled back in a four-inch pony tail. “Sure, mom. Sit by me.” I sat down on the chair next to her, but not on the bench.Read More