Just some things I’m thinking

Ok, so I haven’t written anything in a while so I decided I’d write something just to have written something.  Maybe if I keep this up for a while I’ll get in the habit of writing.  So don’t expect anything extra awesomely amazingly amazing today. To be honest, I really do like writing I just…

So here I am…

It’s been a long time since I’ve blogged which I do find frustrating but I really can’t complain since I have no one but myself to blame. I really do like blogging but I keep making excuses not to do so. It usually goes like this: I sit down to write a blog post. I…

[REPOST] Anxiety: It’s not just “Worrying”

Originally posted on The Lady Eve Sidwich:
Many people seem to brush anxiety off, saying it’s nothing but “overreacting” or “worrying.” People treat it not as an illness, but as something for someone to just “get over.” The National Institute of Mental Health states that “Anxiety Disorders affect about 40 million American adults age 18…

[REPOST] What its like to Live with Depression

Originally posted on The Lady Eve Sidwich:
This is an older article that I had published in the local newspaper, it’s something that I thought I still should share. First of all, I am not sad. I hate it when people make the assumption that just because I have depression I’m sad all the time…

Lemons (Writing 101)

The 5th Writing 101 assignment was titled “Let social media inspire you” so I went looking for something inspiring and ended up realizing I left out something from my previous post “Why I Write” When life hands you lemons, share your story. It may remind others with lemons that they are not alone, and give…

A story in a single image (Writing 101 Assignment)

The fourth assignment for the Writing 101 Blogging University class is to write something inspired by a picture.  They had four pictures on the assignment page but none of them really made me think of anything.  So I went to the page they suggested for finding pics (Unsplash) and found this: While I have never…

[REPOST] If You Stick Around (A Letter To Suicidal Teens)

Originally posted on john pavlovitz:
Dear Hurting Teenager, I know you want to leave. I know the horrible, endless walks through the hallways that you endure every morning, near vomiting. I know the afternoon bus rides to Hell where you sit frozen with fear, praying to just become invisible. I know the locker room beat-downs and…

One-word inspiration: Treasure (Writing 101 assignment)

For the third Writing 101 assignment I’m supposed to take a word from a list of words and write about it.  The words in the list were: TREASURE, REGRET, HOME, LOVE, UNCERTAINTY, and SECRET.  I chose treasure.  The reason I chose that word was because I felt the way I thought of that word may…

Things I Like (Writing 101 assignment)

Ok so the second assignment for writing 101 I’m supposed to make a list and one of the suggestions is a list of things I like.  I wasn’t really crazy about this idea at first because I thought it was to simplistic and cheesy but then I realized that for me it is actually a…

Why I write

I write because I want to.  I write because I feel I need to.  I write because it makes me feel better.  I write because it is one of the few things I know I’m good at.  I write because it forces me to get out of my comfort zone by sharing my thoughts and…

Don’t let it Sno

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Gimme.”     When I was a little kid I kept seeing these commercials for this toy called a Snoopy Snow Cone Maker.  It was snoopy and it made yummy things so I wanted it.  You put it together, drop and ice-cube in and turn the crank. …

Pseudologophobia

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Dictionary, Shmictionary.” logophobia noun 1. an obsessive fear of words. (Dictionary.com definition of logophobia) Growing up I would often use words I didn’t know the meaning to.  Well, I knew what they meant (most of the time) but if anyone asked me to define the word I…