Caroline marie's Blog (5)

I am Job

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…

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Added by caroline marie on February 8, 2013 at 12:17am — 4 Comments

Not Saying Goodbye to My Soul-Mate Just Yet

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 heels at the time which lead to my landing face down in the…

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Added by caroline marie on February 2, 2013 at 12:00pm — 7 Comments

Powerful Women and Broken Girls

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,…

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Added by caroline marie on January 17, 2013 at 6:01pm — 7 Comments

holiday fun with unstable 8th grader

Since I'm having a hard time getting back into the habit of blogging, I'm just going to make a list of thoughts.



1)There is NO doubt in my mind that if there was a gun in my house I would have been killed by now. Please don't judge the mom's ability to parent her mentally ill child, but DO question why such a mom would keep an arsenal in the house. All of my sharp kitchen knives are kept in the trunk of my car.



2)I am furious at the mom of my kid's friend. I hate to be… Continue

Added by caroline marie on December 19, 2012 at 10:30am — 7 Comments

Hello Old (and New) Blog Friends...I've Missed You!

Post I started December 9th:

Here's what it looks like out my window:

I'm feeling pretty good right now -the snow is so beautiful and the harsh weather reminds me how fortunate I am to have a cozy home, a full fridge, etc. 

Penny…

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Added by caroline marie on December 15, 2012 at 11:00am — 8 Comments

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