This year

Big long introspective post ahead, fair warning. I have dubbed this year my “year of doing shit that scares me.” Starting last summer (well, really the year before, but more intensely last summer) I started putting myself out there. In my relationships, my friendships, my whole damn life. I quit doing so many things I […]



A moment of joy

I have been open about my struggle with depression recently. I have openly talked about dealing with depression throughout my adult life. It is tough, some days are worse than others, but I keep fighting through it. The last couple months have been some of the toughest depression wise. It has been weighing on me. […]



Tattoos and Memories

In figuring out the next of my tattoos I got to thinking about how I want a piece of the lyrics from “A Long Time Ago” by Jim Croce as part of them. Tony has “…in the gold of morning” engraved on the inside of his wedding band so that will be the portion inscribed […]



10 years

I almost missed it. Late yesterday evening I remembered it was 10 years ago that I had my nephrectomy. 10 whole years is pretty damn amazing.   My life is so different now that it was 10 years ago. I don’t mean in the major ways. I’m still married to the same man, still live […]



Well Hello End of 2018

Wow, I have neglected this site so much this year. Sorry folks, when you are writing for multiple entities for a living you don’t often have the time, or words, for personal stuff. I’d like that to change. I write on Facebook quite often, today was one of those days where I poured my heart […]