Real Life with a Debilitating Mental illness. Link to video.

I discovered this you tube channel, Special books by special kids, completely by accident. I wasn’t searching to be informed, but I was anyway. So glad I kept up with this series. This guy goes around and interviews people with psychiatric disorders and neurological conditions in an attempt to humanize them. So often they’re not.Continue reading “Real Life with a Debilitating Mental illness. Link to video.”

You Rock…

You rock the boat. Everything was fine until you got here. Everyone accepted what was given to them. They might’ve asked a question or two but didn’t follow up. But you! You asked questions from the moment you got here and you wouldn’t shut up! You wanted “answers”, you wanted what’s “right”. Just be gratefulContinue reading “You Rock…”

What’s wrong with touching?

I’m at a social event and I touch a pretty young woman on her back. She bats my hand away so I grab her face and kiss her on the cheek. What’s her problem? Why is she upset? It’s affection? Does she hate affection? Sorry I’m so nice and loving! A man put his handContinue reading “What’s wrong with touching?”

Temporary Leave of absence

Formerly titled “To vaccinate or not to vaccinate” a very misleading title. Sorry. I’m going to take a hiatus for the time being. I’ve taken a job at a very busy vaccination site. I’m not able to post about my experience in any detail, due to privacy. HIPAA laws which I now see are necessary.Continue reading “Temporary Leave of absence”

Thank God For My Cats!

I’m someone who takes on the emotions of others. Not just in the moment as it’s happening, those emotions fester within me for an uncomfortable length of time. I used to think this might be a personal flaw, a sign of emotional intolerance when it comes to others but I can handle my own emotions.Continue reading “Thank God For My Cats!”

The Refugee

Imagine you’re standing in a large open field under a suddenly darkened cloudy sky. All of a sudden….BOOM!!! Deafening thunder followed by massive lightning reaching from the sky like a neon skeletal claw grabbing at anything within reach, scorching the field just inches from where you are. This has happened many times before, you knowContinue reading “The Refugee”

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