Mental health

Cancerous Thoughts

March 1, 2020 // 2 Comments

I sat in an uncomfortable chair in the ENT’s office after a long day at work. Between the everyday stress of working and raising my youngest son, I had the added weight [...]

Slipping

September 15, 2019 // 4 Comments

Don’t tell me I can love myself, I can’t love myself Man you’ll never know Can’t tell you why I always cry, eyes are never dry Tears they always flow [...]

A Loaded Question

March 30, 2019 // 12 Comments

How can so simple a question have so complex an answer? Someone asked me this morning how I was doing. I still haven’t answered that question. Outwardly, things are [...]

Walk of Shame

October 22, 2018 // 6 Comments

No, no. Not THAT walk of shame…. I’ve spoken many times about my support for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. I’ve asked for your donations [...]

The Apple and The Tree

October 27, 2017 // 41 Comments

The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, the old saying goes. It’s an obvious statement, of course. Unless an apple tree is at the top of a hill any apple that [...]

Faded Blue Genes

October 21, 2017 // 10 Comments

I walked into the dining room and saw a Wendy’s cup sitting on the table where my twins sat eating. I hadn’t been to Wendy’s that day, and Baby A had been [...]

The Never-ending Battle

July 30, 2017 // 11 Comments

I was a toothpick when I was young. I mean, skin and bones. You could count all my ribs if I had my shirt off. It wasn’t, unlike Baby C, due to being a picky eater. I [...]

The Confidence Paradox

June 17, 2017 // 33 Comments

The school I work for has a four man tech team. There are two gentleman who are responsible for training staff on how to use our technology. Myself and another person are [...]