Fight Club

Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk came to mind recently along with its specific set of rules while I was talking with a friend about her sister’s battles with depression: #1 – The first rule of Fight Club is, you do not talk about Fight Club. #2 – The second rule…

Anxiety’s Love Letter to Time

I live in a panic at times. My anxiety heightens at record pace.  I hide this from most of my friends and family, not wanting anyone to know — it’s easier that way.  The anxiety and panic attacks cripple me to the point where I don’t even want to leave…

Lessons From a Kidney Stone

I woke up feeling poorly the last Sunday of July and ended up in the local InstaCare. What resulted from that visit became a month-long adventure learning lessons from a kidney stone I named Gladys. The Reign of Gladys To be fair, I left the first visit to the InstaCare…

when only descriptions work

It’s all in your head.  You’re feeling things that aren’t real. It’s a silent disease so you shouldn’t expect people to notice anything. Just get over it. You’re one of those “tortured” artists, so this all fits your creative needs. You’re oversensitive.  You’ve always been too serious and moody. Are…