Why I Say “Thank You”

Why I Say “Thank You”

“Thank you,” said to my friends, for being my friends, for loving me, for accepting me, for being the amazing people they are. “Thank you,” said to my boyfriend for being a great man with a big heart, who loves me and accepts me and is an...
Weak Knees and Other Weak Links

Weak Knees and Other Weak Links

The summer between 5 and 6th grade I had a bicycle accident. Turning too fast on a rock road, I took all the skin off my knee, and some arm.  My knee hurt even with my high pain tolerance, but when I got home to my parents, they were shocked I wasn’t in more...

Changing and Staying the Same

Years ago I created a course on WordPress. The course was comprehensive and very educational… for about 2 months. Then WordPress did a major update. So many of the carefully followed steps were suddenly completely different, the few images were no long true. And...
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...