Look, it’s a metaphor!

I don’t often find poetry in every day life. In fact, people who do that annoy me. But this really struck me. The seeming battle between the storm and the peace, between darkness and light. My recovery has mirrored this battle. Fighting the darkness with light. Keeping the storm at bay while hanging onto the rays of hope. StillContinue reading “Look, it’s a metaphor!”

[Re-Plug] Things I’m Learning in Recovery

Throughout the course of this blog’s vague direction and scattered postings, I have been in trauma therapy and a 12-step recovery program. There are hard days, there are impossible days, and there are days that make me feel like I really can do it. Unfortunately, it’s not linear. Here are just some of the thingsContinue reading “[Re-Plug] Things I’m Learning in Recovery”

How I Realized that I Don’t Have to be an English Major

Ever since I was a kid, writing in little composition books and typing up stories in Word Document 1996, I knew what I was going to do with my life. Friends and family alike praised my writing ability. Writing was far from my only interest, but no one was praising the collages I had pastedContinue reading “How I Realized that I Don’t Have to be an English Major”

Today’s Re-Plug

This is my son in our homemade obstacle course. It was a blast! I took a break from assignments and article writing to have some good, old-fashioned play time. The day has been a focused and productive one, though I have been hyper-focused on work and school, no endeavors into interesting topics or discoveries today.Continue reading “Today’s Re-Plug”