Category Archives: coping

The Bad Patient

I have always prided myself on being a model patient.  I was the one who never complained.  I stayed cheery and upbeat.  My tolerance for pain and discomfort was a real source of pride.  Ask me how I felt and … Continue reading

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Angry Bones

I have a secret. I have anger in my bones. Deep in the marrow, Hot, burning grains that grind and crunch with every move. And in the darkest chamber of my heart, it pulses with a sickly, green glow. I … Continue reading

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The Screaming Woman

I have a sick dog right now.  He seems to be doing better on medication but I am having a hard time letting myself be hopeful.  This feels like one more body blow from life that I can’t take right … Continue reading

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