Seeking Professional Help: A Personal Journey

PazAt what point do you say to yourself, “I need help”? And how many times do you say it before you actually reach out? Do you wait to hang by a single thread? Or do you wait for that last thread to start tearing before someone else tells you to grab on for dear life because you’ll end up at the bottom, dead?

Well, we’ll all end up as putrid corpses. One day the braided threads of our lives, as we know them now, will unravel. But you get my drift. Continue reading


Yes, Virginia, There Is A Happy Ending

RubyToday was wonderful for me.  Just really amazing.  Nothing particularly special happened to make it that way.  It actually started out fairly distressing.  But I put that aside, got up, and made myself all pretty because I was going to the hairdresser.  I love to do that, put on some lovely clothes and jewelry and makeup when I’m going to get my hair done, because my stylist always makes my hair so fancy that I want to feel beautiful all over.

And despite the unpleasant start, I had an amazing, wonderful, fantastic, lovely, thoroughly enjoyable day.  I noted on facebook that it was one of those days where I loved the world and the world loved me. Continue reading