July, Month 2, is done, and as always, I say a prayer for finishing 30-days of recovery from the hell zone. Month 2 had some breakout moments, with one leg still in The Abyss. I’m not yet comfortable or far enough removed to summarize my version of
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Imagine a Broadway show, a new Wicked play, where the witch starts out as a puddle. She is trying to reconstitute herself one droplet at a time until…
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I’ve got all kinds of things going on. Most of it, matters of the spirit. Beliefs. How to control my mood in the face of this, how to calm my nervous…
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The New York Times articles, The Age of Distracti-pression, discusses the sharp rise of anti-anxiety and depression prescriptions in America. It’s not…
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It’s like a Hare’s breadth. A narrow window of improvement. A morsel of recovery. It’s the first “ledge” as I like to call it. On this ledge, there is…
Just a short message for the end of June. We basically played pin the tail on the donkey, she and I, except where the pin is a solid wack to the butt. I…
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My sister sent me the podcast On Being with an interview of Mary Oliver (1935 - 2019), a famous poet who won the National Book Award and Pulitzer. I, a…
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A doctor’s appointment yesterday at 2:30pm? For someone with, let’s call it, situational anxiety waking up at 5am, that is simply uncleanly, ritually…
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