Quote Sunday

“Bad things do happen how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have – life itself.” – WalterContinue reading “Quote Sunday”

So tired

I have been struggling with poor sleep for a couple of months. I am getting about 3 hours of sleep per night. The tiredness I feel is so invasive. It has taken over my life. I think my medications are to blame. My psychiatrist encouraged me to get ECT so I am looking at thatContinue reading “So tired”

Poem Saturday

 CINDY WILLIAMS GUTIÉRREZ“THE SMALL CLAIM OF BONES” what my body knowsis not a lie it’s nota lie i tell you it is notit’s nothing short of truthand nothing largermy past lodgesin my marrow and ifi wanted a transplantthere’d be no matchothers’ sorrows dwarfmy petty traumas stillthese bones are minewhen they creakwhen they moanwhen they whinethere’sContinue reading “Poem Saturday”

Major Hiccup

Well I was very triggered by my last post. The day after I suddenly was dizzy, had vertigo, and could not keep anything down. I’ve been suffering with this for almost a week. I did see a doctor and was given medication to help. They do not know what is wrong and are hoping theContinue reading “Major Hiccup”

Realizing Life Was Not Normal

After the rape of 1999, I was in a state of constant fear, depression, anxiety, insomnia, and PTSD. The effects of the rape were also showing up in my physical body. I started having daily migraines, fibromyalgia, and intestinal issues. I still struggle with those today, in fact I deal with chronic migraines everyday. IContinue reading “Realizing Life Was Not Normal”