The “F” word

Yep, you read that right, I’m going to talk about it. (cringe) It’s one of those words that every time I hear it I wince a little. I can’t help it. Why do I wince? Well for a lot of reasons but mostly because it makes me feel just a little bit uncomfortable.Yes,…. yes it…

The Countdown

I love Christmas time for a lot of reasons. It’s fun, we spend time with family, people are generally more friendly, the delicious food, I love singing Christmas carols…lots of reasons. Every year I do two advent calendars with my kids. One where they get to open a cardboard door to a delicious chocolate treat…

“ist”

So, I have to admit something. I haven’t talked to a therapist or psychiatrist or psychologist or any other “ist” about my PTSD symptoms and how I cope since I graduated from High School. The reason why? Well there are a few reasons why. I guess in part because I feel like I do alright…

April 28th

Today marks the anniversary of the shooting at the High School. It has been many years since it occurred but I can’t help thinking of all the lives that were affected on that day. This year I have been thinking mostly of those who lost a loved one on this day. Though I did not…

Withered, wrinkly and holding a stick

It’s been a while since my last blog entry. What can I say…… I’ve been busy.However now that I have time to write again I’ve ran into a problem, I’m not sure what to write about. It isn’t that I don’t have things to write about, it’s that I have a few different ideas of…

Life will….

In my posts I try to be as honest as possible. I don’t want to exaggerate anything and I also don’t want to hide the truth of my experience. One thing that I hope is evident is that I love life. With the intent of trying to provide a place where people can both relate…

Sometimes I Get Angry

It doesn’t happen very often but every now and again I feel angry.I recall a day shortly after witnessing the shooting, I was sitting at my desk in social studies and the anger started to creep in.  I was angry for a lot of reasons. I was angry that I had to deal with all…