Author Archives: christine

Suicide

Ever since the first time I heard the song “Why” by Rascal Flatts I’ve been wanting to write a blog post about it. (If you haven’t ever heard the song before, you can listen and read the words here. It … Continue reading

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Feeling Useless

It seems to come and go, this feeling of uselessness. It has been a while since I’ve dealt with it (months at least), but as the kids have started back to school and I find myself with lists of things … Continue reading

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Been a while…

It has, hasn’t it? But things are plugging along. And the sky is a bit brighter, and my world is a little bigger, and smiles come a little more often. No, things are not perfect, but life has improved drastically … Continue reading

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Lately

Several people have been calling me, texting me, emailing me, and generally trying to get my attention. And I’m summarily ignoring them all, for a variety of reasons. But, for the ones who follow my blog, at least this post … Continue reading

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Life is Pain

Life is pain, Highness. Anyone who says differently is selling something. –The Princess Bride Days like today, I want to crawl back in my bed and hide until it’s all over. Nothing particularly “bad” has happened. No real major meltdowns, … Continue reading

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Exhaustion

It feels like whatever time I haven’t been spending driving carpool or cooking dinner has been spent at various doctor’s offices for the last several weeks. And I’ve got another full week of doctor (and vet – yay for the … Continue reading

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Running

I went out this morning and bought a new pair of shoes. The most expensive shoes I have EVER purchased, this pair is a new set of running shoes with which I intend to run a 5k next month. I … Continue reading

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Perspective

Pounding. Thumping. Screaming. Yelling. These are the background noises to my post. It has been another one of those days. Possibly it has been another one of those weeks, but I think really it has just been the last few … Continue reading

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What to do?

Little stirrings. Small ideas. Tiny seeds of interest. But it’s scary to think of taking the plunge, of stepping out of my 9+ years of comfort-zone safety and actually doing anything about those little twinges. School? Maybe. But maybe not. … Continue reading

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Angry

Sometimes I wonder why I can’t just be ok. Why it is that I feel like I need some sort of recognition, some form of appreciation, some acknowledgement that what I do every day actually matters to people. Tonight I’m … Continue reading

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