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Lame Confessions: Halloween Edition

  Not every Halloween can be the stuff of legends, and that’s why there’s Lame Confessions: Halloween Edition! Drag your pumpkin spiced tushies over here and hear my nightmarish tales…or rather, my lame tales of Halloween past. Dolly Parton Every kid ought to have at least one good Dolly Parton Halloween story, right? Alright, maybe […]

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Thank You

After my recent post, Asking for Help, I received so many lovely, encouraging, and helpful messages and comments. I feel truly fortunate to be surrounded with so much support. I’m still working on trying to write, but I feel like you’ve all helped lift the darkness. I cannot thank you enough. I’d like to thank […]

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Asking for Help

Over the years, I’ve learned to ask for help. It was difficult at first, but sometimes you just can’t go it alone. When headaches or my back are giving problems, my family takes on a few extra chores. When my depression is keeping me stuck inside my cranium, my daughter will ask, “Whatcha thinking about […]

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Taking Control of My Health

“It’s up to me,” I thought as I sat in an uncomfortable bed in the ER. I had just finished explaining my problem with swelling in my ankles, feet, and legs, how it causes immobility, and how no medical provider had done more than give me a head nod in acknowledgment that I had spoken. […]