My view from our van I breathed fresh air on Wednesday and soaked up some sun on a stunning 85° day. I drove my wheelchair a few blocks, then through the Lowe’s parking lot. (Michael met me there with the van so I could enjoy a little jaunt). […]
Cocooning myself in bed, with the covers over my head while listening to sad, poignant songs relieves my emotional and physical pain. Far better than the self-harming I have done in the past to escape the agonies of my life. Music soothes my soul.
I’m so bummed. I have to go back into the hospital again because I need antibiotic infusions to kill these infections. If it hadn’t been for the heartless negligence of one nurse I would have been done with the infusions, but she let my IV go bad because […]
March 25 is my younger sister Kathy’s birthday. I scrolled through various personal gift websites. I love sending her sentimental gifts. I was nine years old the day Mom brought Kathy home. She looked just like my Thumbelina doll, wiggling in my mother’s arms. I loved helping […]
I used to be able to dance (my dear cousin Frankie) Up until a few weeks ago, although primarily confined to bed, I was allowed to get up for short periods to wash my hair and shop at Walmart, Publix, or Fresh Market (a real luxury for me). […]
If not for the constant reminder of those days that smacks me in the face as soon as I open my eyes each morning, I may have found the strength to put this all behind me. Molested at the age of twelve, raped at fifteen, and sold to […]
Seems like I’m trapped on a never-ending roller coaster ride; never liked them as a kid; terrified me so much, I always threw-up. Yesterday, I received a devastating email that sent me spiraling into a well of depression. How I’d love to escape – go for a dreamy, […]