Tag Archives: family drama

Pause

Pause At the intersection of what-the-hell-happened and why-the-hell-did-it happen to me I step off the gas for just a moment but there are no answers on the map of my life. Speeding through the mean streets, I’m pursued by the … Continue reading

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Let It Go Part 2

I have been told that we can’t be defined by one experience. Though I am more than the sum of my parts, am I not the total of my experiences? Despite the challenge of moving beyond some difficult memories, I … Continue reading

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Rage against the machine

It has been a tough laundry week. That might not mean much to you, but for someone who lives with an OCD sufferer, messing with the state of clean is dangerous territory. While some with OCD compulsively wash their hands, … Continue reading

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If one shoe is all there is

While speeding off to a doctor’s appointment this morning, I tried to reassure myself that a level of anxiety about an ultrasound is acceptable. The doctor ordered it because she felt something. But why think about what has happened inside … Continue reading

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Late nights and late fights

My family loves late nights.  I don’t.  Having been an early riser for many years because of my job, I prefer to start my day in the coolness and quietness of the morning.  They sleep in. And they stay up … Continue reading

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