The Thrice Ordered Gift and Other Things

Therapy has been pretty intense for the last few weeks. I wish that I could adequately describe what depression feels like. Sometimes it's overwhelming sadness, consuming rage, exhaustion, shock or any combination of these states. This summer has primarily consisted of the following activities: journal, read, cry, sleep, go to appointments, repeat. I haven't done … Continue reading The Thrice Ordered Gift and Other Things

Salty

*Trigger warning- there will be sexual abuse discussed in this post. Please use discretion prior to reading.* In the last few weeks I have been to 2 lingerie showers and 2 weddings. I love these people, y'all, but I've hit my threshold. I like the food, the games, and watching the ladies open the gifts. … Continue reading Salty

Summer Day 1

Well, I did it. I had my first post-school meltdown a full hour and a half after summer started, which is a personal record. So, let me explain the post-school meltdown to all of my non-teacher friends who read this. The post-school meltdown is where teachers bottle all of their negative emotions, desires, frustrations, and … Continue reading Summer Day 1

Kids, man

“Enjoy prosperity while you can, but when hard times strike, realize that both come from God. Remember that nothing is certain in this life.” ‭‭Ecclesiastes‬ ‭7:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ I'm sure all of my child free friends have heard from well-meaning and honest or jaded and shell-shocked friends- kids change everything. Whatever the intent, from preparing you … Continue reading Kids, man