Grieving the Living

The following is a full copy of the article that I referenced in my last post, Mono no Aware. Perhaps it will shed some light on why I love this phrase and why it inspired me to write about it. My best friend for over twenty years recently left me, although she is still alive. … Continue reading Grieving the Living

My Loves. Where Have you Gone?

Little pig, little pig, let me in. My house is built from straw The foundation is flawed I constructed a moat For added protection I hope With no trouble at all A simple swipe of your claw I’m helpless prey And scramble to get away But trickery as usual Left a sinkhole about Then I … Continue reading My Loves. Where Have you Gone?

Momentary Detour from the Usual

Have you ever wished you could live in a different world? I like to watch silly sit-coms as a way to distract myself from myself. And I have decided that I want to live in Seinfeld world. Their world is full of laughter and true unconditional friendship. Each character’s unique personalities, quirks and faux-pas are … Continue reading Momentary Detour from the Usual

Notes From one Human to Another

I started thinking about what people with mental illness and chronic disease would want you, the people without mental illness and chronic disease, to know…. But, I don’t know what others want you to know. All I know is that this is what I wish you knew about MY mental illness and chronic disease. This … Continue reading Notes From one Human to Another