It’s Ok to Fail, You ARE enough

It’s Ok to Fail, You ARE enough

I started writing a post about how I had been staying up for 30 minutes to 2.5 hours EVERY SINGLE night for about 3 weeks, with my brain churning through circular thinking, of should I or shouldn’t I…  What to do about situations that have both pluses and...
You Can Save A Life

You Can Save A Life

This week is another post about Robin Williams and how to save a life.  Lots of people had opinions about his death and suicide in general. Just two years ago someone told me “normal people” don’t think about suicide. Really? That sounds...
Good Bye Robin Williams, but Depression Lied to You.

Good Bye Robin Williams, but Depression Lied to You.

Robin Williams died today.  It is believed to be self inflicted asphyxiation. On Facebook are the questions: Why would he kill himself?  Wasn’t he getting help?  Couldn’t he afford help? He was a comedian, how could he be depressed? There was the finger...
You Aren’t Picky, You Know What You Want

You Aren’t Picky, You Know What You Want

In November 2010, while sitting next to a guy who didn’t love me, I swore I wouldn’t date again unless the guy was incredibly special. I had been told numerous times I was too picky or expecting too much. Yet, I decided that dating guys who didn’t...
Confession 10: I Was Wrong about Love

Confession 10: I Was Wrong about Love

I didn’t realize until recently how wrong I have been about love. While I knew love was supposed to be unconditional, and there is a whole passage in the Bible about how love is patient, kind, it is not easily angered, nor keeps record of wrongs and many other...
Confession 9b: I am a Highly Sensitive Person

Confession 9b: I am a Highly Sensitive Person

9b?  Yes, there was a 9. It’s now a private post.  I sent it to one of my best friends; Janet, she’s been trying to help me see the real me.  She sent me to the Highly Sensitive Person test again. And told me to take the test again. (God bless her)  Of the...
Confession 8 These Confessions are Surprising to Me

Confession 8 These Confessions are Surprising to Me

Before I started, I decided I would do a week’s worth of confessions. I had a topic for each of the seven posts. Then I started writing the posts. Well, I confessed more than I realized I would. There are things I hadn’t intended to talk about yet. There...
Confession 7 I am happy…

Confession 7 I am happy…

Many people know I’m pretty happy,  (even silly with close friends) but  to some this may come as a surprise with these confessions of late.  These confessions are not about saying I am that, they are about discovering me (more about that in Confession 8),...
Confession 6  A Terrible Need for Affection

Confession 6 A Terrible Need for Affection

Confession 6 I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it. ~ Audrey Hepburn My heart bleeds. No, I don’t mean literally… but then again… If I could I would give blood 5 times each and every year.  My vow every year however...
Confession 5

Confession 5

Confession 5 The two stories told yesterday were mostly because they are what is going to make hitting publish on this post difficult.  They didn’t accept that the anorexia developed from pain and I needed love to recover… instead they caused me to retreat...