Love-Hate Relationship

How much I want that picture above to be me. I think I was that little girl for a time, but at some point that image evaporated and nothing I can do will draw it back.  I want to be that little girl all grown up.  A cup of hot chocolate, replaced with a cup … Continue reading Love-Hate Relationship

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Part 2: Trapped in Hell, Thank You, Dad, for PTSD

I've put this story off for awhile. Partially because I wanted to avoid it, I didn't expect it to be this emotionally painful to write. But the other reason is simply that it felt impossible to put the experience into words. I'm pretty sure this writing falls far short of depicting the entire scene. Psychological … Continue reading Part 2: Trapped in Hell, Thank You, Dad, for PTSD