Category Archives: updates

The Feels…

I have an exciting announcement… Collide is now available for purchase on Kobo! That means all of you lovely people who have been patiently waiting to purchase Collide on Kobo can do so! (You can also still purchase it on Amazon for Kindle). … Continue reading

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I’m so….ratchet?

Yesterday, I sort of got into some Facebook drama. Unintentionally, but it happened. I was sitting in the waiting room of the x-ray department at the hospital we took Nolan to for his gastro issues (he needed an x-ray of … Continue reading

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Happening Lately

Guess who came home a couple days early? Last Monday, I got a message from Matt’s boss telling me they managed to change the flight arrival time from the 15th at 11:38pm to the 13th at 11:38pm. I didn’t tell … Continue reading

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The Dos and Don’ts of Talking to Disabled People

Upon first glance, people don’t often know that I have a disability. I “look” normal. A closer glance would reveal the odd quirks and features of my body. The way my arms and legs curve, the scars scattered across my … Continue reading

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Harder to Breathe

Today has been an…interesting day. I emphasized the word “interesting”, because I mean it’s difficult but I somehow feel…less…to confess that. But…it is difficult. Very difficult. I have been trying to keep myself busy and distracted…but the thoughts seep in … Continue reading

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On Competing

I suppose, in a couple ways, that it’s good to be competitive. It’s good to strive for more, to want more. It’s motivational to be competitive. But there are good ways to be competitive, and then there are bad ways … Continue reading

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Depression Tells You

I am often at war with my own thoughts. I know that sounds silly, and I suppose, to those who don’t suffer from mental illness, that it is funny. How could you be at war with your own thoughts? Just … Continue reading

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