A Simple Kinda Man

If weekends could talk, this past one would be telling the story of strength, sorrow, excitement, fantasy, and rock n’ roll.  A weekend worth remembering, but one that took a great deal of strength to endure on my part. After two weeks of being completely mistreated by a man I only dated for five weeks,…

How To Bring Meaning To Life: A Tribute To Music

Wouldn’t it be nice if we had a soundtrack to our daily lives?  Something to put meaning to the mundane activities we partake in.  This morning, I plugged in my earbuds and lip synced Foreigner’s “I Want To Know What Love It,” as I dressed for work.  Hair straightener in hand; dressed in jeans and…

Sounds of Silence

My eyes opened to the pitter patter sound of gentle raindrops dancing on my roof top.  I stretched my arms overhead and noticed the warmth of my dog curled up beside me.  It’s Friday; it’s a Friday before a long weekend.  This thought brought a smile to my face as I lay warm in the…

Catching Up

This past week has been something of a cleansing for me.  First, I’m feeling chemically cleansed because I stopped taking anxiety medication after 10 years of use.  My body is still going through the physical reaction to the change, and now my mind is catching up. I’m definitely feeling a bit more anxious, and I…

Weeks End

Friday marks the end of my work week, and this week I couldn’t be more thankful for the BIG “F”.  I’m two weeks off medication one, and another tapering step down on medication two.  Emotionally, I’m holding up pretty darn good; however, my physical body is retaliating in the most unpleasent of ways. Why oh…