Monthly Archives: August 2012

143 words at a time

if the sleepless years were a consequence of post-traumatic-stress-disordered anxiety and these current sleepy weeks in which i continually return to bed result from depression, and if i could choose one or the other, then i’d choose depression. i’d choose … Continue reading

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silver confessions

confession: when an old friend from high school whom i haven’t seen in many years facebook chatted me and asked “how are you?” i told him the succinct truth–i’m probably depressed, i’m sleeping a lot, i started seeing a trauma … Continue reading

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i didn’t forget

i didn’t sleep last night or the night before. i laid in a firm-enough somewhat lumpy motel bed, switching pillows, switching sides of the bed, rolling from my back to my side to my stomach to back again. i got … Continue reading

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ideal vs. actual

ideal day for friday, august 10, 2012: wake up at 7:30 am after restfully sleeping for 6.5 hours meditate for 45 minutes and languidly stretch my body for 15 minutes make french toast for breakfast and eat it slowly while … Continue reading

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confessions about possum kingdom

confession: i’ve always been quick to tears–happy tears, sad tears, empathic tears, sympathetic tears, laughing tears, grieving tears. i’m also quick to laugh, giggle, snicker, and generally bubble with joy. for the past twenty years, most of those years, my … Continue reading

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