“When someone gets on the roller coaster to big emotions, you can choose to stay on the platform and wait for them to get back.” “Just because you have a clown in your life doesn’t mean you have to buy a ticket to the circus.” I heard both of these ideas in different places, but […]Read More Stop The Ride. I Want To Get Off.
Trigger warning for anyone who is steering clear of descriptions of symptoms of mental illness. When people think about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, they often picture washing hands too often or keeping everything perfect or symmetrical. These can be examples of OCD, but OCD can be many things. I never considered that it could be part […]Read More Let’s Talk About OCD
My therapist tells me all the time that my mind is so full of stories and thoughts that it can be overwhelming for those around me. If you know me in real life, you know I can talk. The inside of my crowded brain can look a lot like Shea Stadium when the Beatles played. […]Read More Why I Write
This is my brain this past week.Read More This
Every morning when I got my books out of the closet to start school, I would glance at the top shelf. My mother kept the teacher counterpart books with the answers on the top shelf. During my high school years, she would spent much of the day in the basement with the door shut. And […]Read More The Books on the Top Shelf