Food For Thought:

“There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn’t”

John Green, Turtles All the Way Down


“We do have some other options, if the CPAP doesn’t work out well.” The nurse flashes a smile similar to that of Freaky Fred from Courage the Cowardly Dog. Her demeanor is that of a nervous salesman trying to make Read more…


WARNING: Contains graphic content. The other day, I’d mentioned on social media that something had happened that I wanted to share, but hadn’t had the strength yet to do so. I’m still not sure that I entirely do, but I Read more…


I don’t believe that it will ever cease to amaze me, the roller coaster that is my perception of this life of mine. Less than a month ago I was hanging on by a thread. I begged the Universe for Read more…


***TRIGGER WARNING: SUICIDAL IDEATIONS*** “I just don’t want to live anymore…” the words escaped my mind via a whispered secret to my pillow. I felt drained, though a certain- dare I say relief- washed over me. It was akin to how I imagine Read more…


“Hey, how good are you at superimposing two images together?” I asked my Photography-savvy Stepmom before sending her both Anthony Hopkin’s and Mads Mikkelson’s renditions of Hannibal Lecter. The 1991 film has held its place as my absolute favorite movie Read more…


“As I sit here writing this, there’s an ice pack on the back of my neck to combat my 101 degree fever. I’m taking quick, frantic sips of scalding hot Theraflu because it must be consumed ‘within 10 – 15 Read more…


Hello, faithful denizen of this dusty, neglected abyss that scarcely passes as a blog. As has become somewhat of a typical occurrence, it occurs to me that it’s been well over a month since my last post. Maybe you’ve missed Read more…


Marilyn Ferguson, Batman, Patrick Swayze in Roadhouse, and every hippie chick on Tumblr has drummed up some rendition of: “it’s gonna get worse before it gets better.” Having been through my share of “worse” days, the phrase became a bittersweet mantra. Read more…


Chaotic an individual I may be, I’ve always been organized to a point of obsession. I collect notebooks and binders and office supplies like it’s going out of style, and each drawer of my desk has a specific purpose (sticky Read more…


Shoot for the moon- even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars which are equally (if not more) uninhabitable than your original destination. Yeah, yeah, not the best opening to an inspirational blog post, but you guys know me Read more…

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