Category Archives: 2015

I am “mourning the loss” of my vocation. In August 2015, when I went on a weekend retreat with the Carmelite sisters of the Sacred Heart of Los Angeles, I was told that I would not be accepted to their … Continue reading

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Substandard

Since my last post, my financial issues have continued to get worse. I continue to pay in excess of 360$ for car insurance. I learned this is due to my insurer coding the scrape I incurred from my then-new garage … Continue reading

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It’s not flowing

As a therapist who works for a nonprofit which contracts with various school districts, I invariably drive a lot. It can be assumed I listen to an unfair share of talk radio. I listen to the gamut from cocky Rush … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, apartment, budget, cost of living, employment, money, social work | 1 Comment

Same Old Poop

I know the answers to the unspoken questions that pull tears from my eyes.  I know not to ever ask ever again “When will it stop?” I came as I promised Monday  evening to pick up some food and the … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, abuse, child, children, difficult, disorder, domestic, family, family relations, family relationships, mental health, mom, parent, parents, physician heal thyself, psychology, PTSD | Leave a comment