Walking through this life, picking my Self up when I stumble, learning and growing each time. Sharing this path with others, sometimes holding hands for awhile, then saying good bye as we choose different ways. Always remembering by writing a map of my journey.

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An addition to …

February 20, 2020
... the daily must-do's is decompression at the end of the day.  Evenings are the most difficult time of the day for me regardless of it being winter or summer, spring or fall ... evenings suck!  I can't say it's still the residual from decades of getting high in the evenings, and thank God I'm&h...
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  • It’s a nice …
    February 18, 2020
    ... reminder when I stop doing things that work and then start to feel the consequences, that it's just a matter of implementing them back into my life.  Writing and journaling is a very good example.  Ten days of not writing is way too long, and it feels like I'm plugged up with emotions and&hel...
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  • It’s been a …
    February 8, 2020
    ... pretty okay week.  Putting together some sort of schedule really made a difference even though a couple of things are carried over into next week.  I came to a bit of a standstill with writing ... almost as if the next chapter is still simmering.  I tried to force it out Thursday morning and&...
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  • My dream guides …
    February 3, 2020
    ... have been working overtime the last few days.  From dreams where everyone doesn't like me, to dreams of vulnerability, to dreams of emotional understanding and power.  It doesn't even feel like I get any sleep at all, and yet I wake feeling fairly rested and directed.  I really need to get th...
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  • TotW66
    January 31, 2020
    This is the first time I've contributed to a theme of the week, and have always been impressed with the depth of the questions as well as the responses from OD members.  I love discovering bits about myself, especially when it comes from something someone else has experienced and written or spoke...
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  • I finally said …
    January 30, 2020
    … something to Dan about how I'm almost at the point of giving up on our friendship.  It was a 'grown up' conversation which I initiated … tough conversations, especially when it has to do with how I feel, is one of the hardest things for me to do.  It feels like confrontation or an…
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  • Snoop is a …
    January 26, 2020
    … geriatric cat, and he's my buddy ❤  His behaviour over the last couple of weeks has been strange and I'm concerned something is going on with his health.  I've noticed his muscle mass has deteriorated over the past year, but he's 17 and I'm pretty sure if that happens to humans when we age, the...
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  • A different …
    January 21, 2020
    … perspective was given to me from someone who reads my entries.  A perspective I've known about but it was the application of it that was different.  How many times have I told myself that I did the best I could raising my children, with what I had and where I was in my life? …
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  • Back into a new …
    January 20, 2020
    … week, with a fresh outlook on everything … meh sort of;)  I totally know I can do whatever I set my mind to doing, but damn that mood from Friday keeps trying to trip me up.  What I've determined is that I doubt my self with pretty much everything I do, when I know…
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  • Yesterday was pretty …
    January 18, 2020
    … much a bust.  The mood that hit at the end of my last entry, settled in for the duration.  I couldn't tell what it was to begin with, but it felt like the wind had been taken from my sails, and I had dropped my compass and it rolled into a dark corner of…
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