determination

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I wander down this path where evil shadows lurk dancing in the darkness, calling upon courage to turn and face the monsters each dying shadow reveals more to take its place more to carry on the battle, more to haunt me with the turn of every corner, I grow more determined @lehnanne  

Lost Part Two

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For as long as I can remember the majority of my extended family has been on a diet. We’re all, shall we say, ample side. Weight-watchers was the main one, but, every once in a while there would be the Non-Fat Only Diet, Cabbage Soup Diet, Fasting, 80/20 – any time I went to visit I was not looking forward… Read more »

Quotable

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I get up before anyone else in my household, not because sleep has deserted me in my advancing years, but because an intense eagerness to live draws me from my bed. In the same way, I drop off every night with a kind of secret satisfaction as I think of the day to come, even if it is likely to… Read more »

Lost

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Prepare for a bit of ramble – but I wanted to share the photos as an accountability thing for me and possibly to help others struggling. I left out a lot of details because there are others that have newer and more helpful info – but if you have a question, please feel free to ask. You can contact me… Read more »

Missing You

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My parents died a few weeks apart in 2002. They had just sold their place in Floyd County, Virginia and moved to Carlsbad, New Mexico. About three weeks after moving into their new home my mother had a massive stroke. She died a few hours after I arrived at the hospital. Everyone said she held on for me. I spoke… Read more »

Pain in the …

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fauxreal

When I was a girl, and I couldn’t ignore the physical pain any longer, dismissed as attention seeking child that was too young to feel that way. It’s growing pains; it will pass. When my family would go on Volksmarches, I learned to cope by giving myself markers “I have to make it to the end of this fence. If I… Read more »

James Blunt Saved My Life

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James Blunt

Well, sort of; one day in 2006 while hugging and swaying to the music “You’re Beautiful” came on and Michael and I were singing the lyrics together.  He was singing “You’re Beautiful,” and I was singing  the parody “My Cubicle.”  We laughed. In the Summer of 2013, during a significant depressive episode, brought on by stress and more stress and I wanted… Read more »