A Hungry Mouth

A closed mouth doesn't get fed. Right? One of the most humbling parts of managing a diagnosis, and life in general is learning to recognize our limitations. Limitations mean having less self-sufficiency. Less self-sufficiency means asking for help. Spoiler alert: I hate asking for help.  There's a saying "a closed mouth doesn't get fed," and like so many … Continue reading A Hungry Mouth

Don’t Pray for Kanye

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Anxiety: Trust Issues

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Bursting at the Seams

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And I am telling you (a song for America). . . 

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Imbalanced Relationships 

Crazy Making Behaviors Relationships make me crazy. It's the small realizations in life that sometimes make the biggest impact. Sometimes I over commit. I'm not talking about workload this time, I'm talking about people. There is nothing that ties my stomach into knots and sends my thoughts racing like relationships. There's no point in denying … Continue reading Imbalanced Relationships