Growing Pains

Introduction: Food for Thought Let’s say you are cooking a new meal idea you have never had before. You cannot find a recipe so you just wing it. You think to yourself “I think I know what’s basically in it”, so you give it a try with the ingredients you already had in your possession. …

Astray

One bad thought and down the rabbit hole I go. Darkness. I fell into a pit of misery, self-doubt and lies. I begin to sink into it like quicksand. I see no way out. Fear kicks into overdrive. Sharp objects surround me. Should I just end it because I see no way out? Should I …

Eerie. I guess that is the best term to describe how I was feeling. I followed the nurse through four sets of doors. At each one, we waited for someone on the other side to open it. At the last door, all I could see was darkness and a simmer of light through the tiny …