Flu Season

Damn it, every single year I get the flu shot, I make my kids get the flu shot as well.  This year life got in the way and I forgot all about it.  And well because of my awesome luck I now have the flu.  I forgot how much fun it was.  It feels like…

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Relating to Music

Sometimes there is a song or poem or story that will perfectly and I mean perfectly sum up how you feel. The song "Anxiety" by Julia Michaels and Selena Gomez does just that. It speaks volumes to me. The lyrics are as follows: My friends, they wanna take me to the movies I tell 'em…

To My Daughter’s Heart

To my sweet daughter, Although your heart is hurting right now Just know It will get better. Although it feels like a punch to the gut, It will feel better soon. Your mind may think of good times and trick you into feeling bad but just know it all gets better. Your heart won't hurt…

Untitled Poetry

Hey. Hey you. Yeah, You. What do you think you are doing? Why are you smiling? Was that a laugh I hear? Stop. Stop it! Do I need to speak up? I said to stop. This is not how you act. This is  not how I have taught you to behave. That's more like it!…

What a F*cking Year!

     Holy shit, what a year it has been, right? From personal stuff that happened to political (Yep I'm talking about that pile of crap that sits in the oval office - More on that later).  Every single year millions of people vow to make changes to their lives, whether it be personal or…

To Whom It May Concern

I'm writing this to tell you congrats. You won. I'm waving the white flag. I'm done. You have taunted relentlessly I'm holding the object of destruction Tightly in my hand My body is welcoming what's next The end The feeling of release That sick dark contentment Congratulations. Those late nights you kept me up Have…

My Suicide Story

So in a previous post I spoke about mental health and the stigma behind it. So for this post I decided to get a bit more person with it and tell my story.  From the time I was a kid I can remember being sad.  I can remember how I would have days where it took…

New Year, New… you??

So it's the new year! Yay right? That means tons of resolution posts and everyone talking about what they plan on doing differently.  You know, the old "I'm gonna work out more! Eat healthy! Say yes more! Say no more! Be nicer! Save money!" But come on how many people stick with it for more…

A Fleeting Moment 

Did you feel That?  That sensation in the pit of your stomach That unsettling but amazing feeling  Like drinking champagne too fast And the bubbles hit your stomach And you get that fizzy moment  That moment of giddiness That delightful fun moment Where it seems all is right  You can do anything  You can be…