Image Search: Despair


Today's writing prompt really moved me:  Pick a random word and do Google image search on it. Check out the eleventh picture it brings up. Write about whatever that image brings to mind. Here's the picture: Here's what it made me think of: My friend, A, is going through a very difficult time in her … Continue reading Image Search: Despair

World Menopause Day…Really?!


Yesterday I wrote about a visit with my doctor.  One of the biggest take-a-ways from the appointment, as I mentioned, was his declaration of why I'm not feeling like myself:  "You're without a thyroid and you have likely entered menopause."  He declared it with a smile on his face and so matter-of-factly, that I had … Continue reading World Menopause Day…Really?!

You Can’t Always See It


Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. I wrote a post back in September about a high school friend that had passed away. I had a feeling when I went to the wake that his death was perhaps the result of something quite personal, something perhaps that he struggled … Continue reading You Can’t Always See It