Category Archives: motherhood

MY WISH

My Wish  What do you have to be sorry for, What is so sad about your life, Why are you in pain? Don’t bug me with your problems, I’m tired of your clouded rain.   I don’t want to see … Continue reading

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Hold It All Together…No More

Single Mom Work Too Hard Pulled In Many Directions …once was but am no more Hold It All Together A precious balance so delicate Runner of Miles To Keep Me Sane …once was but am no more Know where my … Continue reading

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I wish I could explain what I felt that day…a 17 year old’s story of her mother’s suicide attempt

(My daughter was asked to write a true account of an incident or something she is living with others don’t know about as an assignment for theater. It was to be written in first person, monologue style. This is what … Continue reading

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Judgement, Self Hate, Stigma, Peace and Suicide in High School (and beyond)…

I walk around the town where I live wondering if this person knows; if they’ve read my blog and can see through me; if they are looking past my smile into the pain and hate underneath. Do they know I … Continue reading

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The Lacking of the Person – The Fallibility of the Educator – The Falsehood of the Education System = One phrase, “I am too busy”

The Lacking of the Person – The Fallibility of the Educator – The Falsehood of the Education System = One phrase, “I am too busy” Recently, I have begun to contemplate going back to school for my Ph.D. I LOVED … Continue reading

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30 Days of Mental Illness Awareness Challenge- Day 25

Day 25: What is your opinion on forced/coercion in mental health treatment? Can be legal (law enforcement or psychiatric holds) or a “helping” friend/family member? I find this to be a ‘double edged sword’ kind of situation. I tend to … Continue reading

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No More Excuses…

No Excuses…No Pain No Gain…Someone Busier Than You Is Running Right Now…If You Make It  Priority, It Will Happen…We All Have The Same 24 Hours In Our Day, What Did You Do With Yours? I’ve never been a fan of … Continue reading

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