I’m stupid. Yes I know, hard to believe but I am. I’m having a moment here..real life. Real talk. A moment of such intense relief of everything, EVERYTHING I’ve been holding onto for years. It just left me. Ok so it wasn’t like a minute or even an hour, maybe it’s been a long time… Read More Jesus Take the Wheel
Because day to day living isn’t hard enough to navigate with bipolar disorder or other SMI (serious mental illness) let’s add dating and see if you can manage a relationship too. So you go online, find the dating site of your choice and start to write your profile when it occurs to you; Is there… Read More Dating Dilemmas for the Crazy; when to spill the beans.
How many different kinds of love are there? You think many from growing up when you were told at every turn, typically after questioning why you felt the same way about your Great Aunt Gertie as you did your favorite stuffed animal? Or why mommy and daddy kissed but you weren’t supposed to kiss your brother/sister/cousin/insert relative… Read More Love is Love..
Lizzie and I were talking about something entirely different, when Clyde butted in, as he always does, with a sharp right turn. Want to see what the orang has to say while I hijack Lizzie’s blog for the day?
Last Year; Ah the promise that title holds. especially if you are a struggling single mom and if you are a newbie to singledom with offspring, you may have clicked on it hoping to have the magic answer to your questions and not have to reinvent the wheel of surviving while the kids are out… Read More A Single Mom’s (ok, Dad’s too) Summer Survival Guide Part 2; Now What?
By looking you could not see the storm of unsettle that was she at once perfect stillness and then complete madness without warning could lay waste to a heart With love all mixed up in her head she loved deeper than others compared with her heart not her head ruling there was no one she… Read More Romantic MDay; A tornado, a volcano and a hurricane
He was my friend first and foremost. The first friend I ever had that didn’t really mind the third wheel always with us. I think it was because it belonged to him too. Just, nobody had told him yet. The day we met was like the brightest sunniest day I have ever seen. No clouds.… Read More Romantic Monday, Of Love and Love Lost; My Love Bipolar
my grandma died yesterday. Not unexpected that it wouldn’t be long until she passed, but at the moment she went, we weren’t expecting it. To say we weren’t ready? I don’t know. Are you ever really ready for that moment that someone you love leaves you, even if you have known it is imminent for… Read More The Day Death Comes… in loving memory of my grandma.
Life is funny sometimes, sometimes it is just what we expect it to be but even when it goes the way it is supposed to it can pack a wallop we may not be ready for. How is that possible to go as expected yet still surprise us and leave us breathless and stunned,… Read More How Fragile We Are, Mid-Afternoon Mental Moment
When I got divorced and was given the title of primary custodial parent to my children, I was also given a court order that specified that the noncustodual parent was to pay me a certain amount a month for the care and support of the children and should I not be paid the specified amount… Read More The Irony is Gonna Kill Me
Ah the promise that title holds. especially if you are a struggling single mom and if you are a newbie to singledom with offspring, you may have clicked on it hoping to have the magic answer to your questions and not have to reinvent the wheel of surviving while the kids are out… Read More A Single Mom’s (ok, Dad’s too) Summer Survival Guide
When you are divorced with kids, there is typically that little thing included in the divorce decree that outlines a custody and visitation schedule for said kids. You quickly figure out that even though you aren’t married anymore, you still have a connection with this person that you divorced, that you will for many years… Read More There is Peace in the Valley
I once went to a forum that is on a popular free dating site, looking for an answer to ..something. Probably related to what is the proper dating etiquette if you have a Serious Mental Illness…when are you obligated / expected to tell the person you meet and date.
Love is….. Everything and nothing Poetry and Prose The music of the heart The diction of the soul A soft place to rest A hard place to reach Light that guides our actions Darkness with no relief