Category Archives: abuse

How to drink a bottle of wine in 24 hours

I am wiped out. Last weekend I called my sister by every pet name I have for her, and hugged her maybe a dozen times before she and her husband closed up the pod and started their trek to South … Continue reading

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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

prose/rant/ramble

I can’t sleep. I haven’t been hungry all day (24 hours). When I do sleep, it’s in fits & starts. I’m cold. I jump when the neighbors open/slam their door. I can’t stop hearing my memories. I forget whether I … Continue reading

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Runneth Dry

I occasionally joke on FB that my wineskin runneth dry & I need Elijah to come fill it as he did the widow’s flour sack. This day is one of “those days” in which I wish I didn’t have more … Continue reading

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Coiled

  I went hiking this past weekend for 2 hours (hiked 4 miles). I like to hike the hard way in and the easy way out, that way I get my exercise in, my rest period with a snack, and … Continue reading

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