Sharing Grief: First Stones in Glass Houses

There was once a little girl who grew up in the most beautiful manor, high on a hill overlooking her father’s dominion. It was made almost entirely of mirrored glass, so that her father, an evil sorcerer, could easily keep track of his subjects’ whereabouts and behaviors. As soon as a transgression was detected, theContinue reading “Sharing Grief: First Stones in Glass Houses”

Sharing Grief: Perseverance DOES NOT EQUAL Perfection

If I live and die a thousand lives, they would not be enough to contain love.  If each life, a thousand years, and each year, a thousand moments (well, 525,600 minutes, plus leap years and so forth…really loses the poetic quality. Thanks a lot, Rent. Jk. I love Rent.) But still, if I lived aContinue reading “Sharing Grief: Perseverance DOES NOT EQUAL Perfection”

Sharing Grief: It’ll Never Be the Same

A quote from my (current) favorite post from my (current) favorite blog reads as follows: It’s going to hurt you every time you think of it. Sometimes this will happen at weird moments. When you’re least expecting it. When you encounter a small detail that only has the most passing commonality with what happened toContinue reading “Sharing Grief: It’ll Never Be the Same”

Sharing Grief: What Happened That Night

A little warning, first. This is the one where I explain what happened. It isn’t pretty. It isn’t nice. It isn’t healthy. It isn’t good. I made mistakes. I did bad things. And right now, I am gonna write about some of them. Gotta gotta be downBecause I want it allIt started out with aContinue reading “Sharing Grief: What Happened That Night”

Sharing Grief: The Top Ten Ways to Occupy a Sleepless Night!! (You won’t believe #11!)

Consider all the ways that you could off yourself if you hadn’t made that pesky commitment to life! Begin writing a blog about the top ten things to…well, whatever. Truly appreciate your friends’ words. Get frustrated. Overthink Underthink Sideways Think (really, the last three don’t matter. The point is to really get inside your headContinue reading “Sharing Grief: The Top Ten Ways to Occupy a Sleepless Night!! (You won’t believe #11!)”

Sharing Grief: Depression Takes a Snow Day

Depression Doesn’t Take a Snow Day I don’t know why, but today started out really well. I mean so well, that I thought I was out of this mess. I described it to a friend as the eye of a storm, which I realize is not very literary, but when you can finally breath, whoContinue reading “Sharing Grief: Depression Takes a Snow Day”


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