Talking About Suicide.

And I want it, I want my life so bad I’m doing everything I can Then another one bites the dust It’s hard to lose a chosen one You did not break me I’m still fighting for peace Well, I’ve got thick skin and an elastic heart, But your blade—it might be too sharp I […]

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After & the Anger.

“Let yourself be gutted. Let it open you. Start here.” – Cheryl Strayed  My mother used to say that suicide was the most selfish thing a person could ever do. I write “used to say” intentionally- she said it more than once. Yes, I realize that sounds strange… Why would someone talk about death that […]

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What Dreams May Come

“You know that place between sleep and awake, that place where you still remember dreaming? That’s where I’ll always love you, Peter Pan. That’s where I’ll be waiting.” –Tinkerbelle, Hook I was reminded of this quote when I fell into a marathon Hook watching session the other night (TG for movie channels, amiright?). This heartbreakingly […]

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The places that scare you

Now the time has come to leave you One more time, oh, let me kiss you And close your eyes and I’ll be on my way Dream about the days to come When I won’t have to leave alone. Warning. This post contains graphic content that may be a trigger to some. I’m finding sleep […]

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The Softest Place to Land

A friend once told me that parents should be the softest place to land for a child. Undoubtedly, that’s what my mother was. Although she passed away in March, 2014, I haven’t written about grieving until now. That’s not to say I haven’t felt the urge- I’ve felt a literal itch in my fingers to put my […]

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