Dr. Suess for Adults

I am an adult And I know that the woman Is sick with fear, Stunted In the disguise of an adult. But, my knowledge doesn’t blunt her viciousness. Or her power as a “parent” To isolate and try to destroy a sister. I don’t hate her, I despise knowing that no amount of distance orContinue reading “Dr. Suess for Adults”

Because You’re Not …Because You Are

No one will say out loud that she killed herself. To be honest, I know none of the reasons her friends use softer language, but I can make educated guesses: Because it hurts to say, Because suicide is wrong. Because death is scary and sad Because she gave up on treatment Yes, my heart hurtsContinue reading “Because You’re Not …Because You Are”

Everyone Needs Some Hope And A HaPPY DanCE-Take Some Of Mine :)

I have been sick again over this last two weeks, (not covid yay!), but it sure felt awful! I am getting back into my groove, and I can prove it! A friend of mine said to me once that if someone is singing a song they love, don’t tease them, they’re are happy and weContinue reading “Everyone Needs Some Hope And A HaPPY DanCE-Take Some Of Mine :)”

To be Drowned in the Tide of Tension

The day seems to have stormed in and I seek to harness it, even as I am battered before I can rise. with my brain screaming, “Bow! RETREAT!” I am fueled but the minute failures so small that they cannot be evidenced, only known. And because I know them I do all I can toContinue reading “To be Drowned in the Tide of Tension”

Ride the Waves

The good, the bad, the frightful, the funny, everything moves ang changes. Some people follow the flow of the world easily, whether they started from a better position, or are purely exceptional at the art of rolling with the punches. I lost my psychological and emotional elasticity at age sixteen, and gave myself a beatingContinue reading “Ride the Waves”

Correlating Change

I recently realized that some of the feedback I’ve gotten (repeatedly) on Sickybeat is seriously bothering me. So much so that I have not stopped thinking about it since the last time my “Reader Zero” repeated it. I was stewing over the fact that this feedback was more based on her stylistic preference, which IContinue reading “Correlating Change”

Be patient, or Just Don’t Curse on Camera

Monday was my LSAT and, even with a persistent light headache, I was happy. At least I was functional and not fog-brained! The exam wasn’t without surprises. My test started off smoothly, almost TOO smoothly. I felt confident in almost all of my answer choices! I TRIED not to overthink and to pay attention toContinue reading “Be patient, or Just Don’t Curse on Camera”