I am suffering. Greatly.
(I wonder: More or less than those of you reading this? but I'd like to break the habit of comparing my life to others.)
I would NEVER kill myself - I have too many passions, interests, things to be grateful for, etc., etc.,
but every day I like to THINK about, imagine killing myself . Today I caught a glimpse of the news talking about an asteroid coming near Earth and for a split second the constant pain/anxiety in my gut melted and I thought…Continue
M age 12 1/2 in 2008
One evening about 12 years ago, I took M out for a quick walk before going to the theater. There was a yellow light at the very busy intersection we needed to cross, and I decided to make a run for it. Sadly, I was wearing giant platform…
The cycle of life --a woman's life--is in my thoughts right now.
Girls at Penny's school are cutting themselves, leaving deep wounds. These girls have not been through the severe trauma that Penny has experienced, but they are lashing out against their own bodies, their own sanity, their own power. We want to shake them, "Live Big and Wild and Free! Be You!" But instead they crouch behind their bedroom doors, tearing at their flesh, crying and doing so little with their young,…Continue