I am active in recovery culture. Because of this, it would make sense that I am around a good deal of addicts, alcoholics, and generally troubled individuals on a frequent basis. However, lately it has felt heavier and more frequent. The sentiment has seeped out of the safe rooms of recovery that I find … Continue reading “You can’t fix them. I am sorry, but you can’t.”
Harsh... I know. Sorry. Except I'm not. The reality of every single one of our lives is the fact that we are responsible for them. We are responsible for our decisions, our actions, how we treat other people, and how we perceive the world around us. Most importantly, and most often forgotten, we are responsible … Continue reading YOU ARE NOT A VICTIM
On October 31st of this year I will turn 29. Yikes. At 18, with my un-damaged blonde hair, tight body and general sense of unawareness, I would have never imagined that I would be where I am at currently as I sit here typing to an unknown audience as an almost-29-year-old. I am un-married, childless, … Continue reading You Are Doing Fine
My high school reunion was this weekend. I didn’t go. I could say I regretfully missed the event because I couldn’t take time away from work to make the trip back to Kansas. I could say that I didn’t have any one that would willingly take care of my four-legged fur baby while I was … Continue reading Why are High School Reunions Still a Thing?