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 …

Sadistic Lover 

I am going to start this post with a side note that will make you understand this situation a bit better. I was diagnosed with manic depression and bipolar disorder and have been struggling with it for years. I was in an extremely controlling and abusive relationship for almost two years that seriously dried up …

DAMMED. 

A river continuously flows. It is self-ruling and unconfined, constructing its own path over time. That is what makes it so alluring. It is a single entity, tranquil and undisturbed soaking in solitude. Now visualize that same river becomes obstructed by a dam. The dam is supposed to produce energy and be advantageous. In reality, …