Tag Archives: Madness

Just call me Twitchy

I had a trippy experience at the hospital yesterday when I underwent a minor (but majorly annoying and embarrassing) outpatient surgical procedure. Apparently lidocaine/epinephrine combination makes me go nuts (the mix because lidocaine numbs and the epi constricts the blood … Continue reading

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Not with Haste

I adore Mumford and Sons.  They are, quite honestly, medicinal to my soul “Not With Haste” Your eyes they tie me down so hard I’ll never learn to put up a guard So keep my love, my candle bright Learn … Continue reading

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The legacy of dysfunction

I’m working through Claudia Black’s It Will Never Happen to Me.  I find reading the literature about living with chemically addicted people to be quite helpful at this point in my journey.    I talk about my experience with living with … Continue reading

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Not doing so well.

I can’t even handle a full post today, so I wrote a prose poem. Death and Madness David died a week ago today. He was my ex-brother-in-law. It was a horrid crash. I heard odd stuff at the wake and … Continue reading

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Preliminary thoughts on creativity, energy, and fear

This is a post that arose out of a discussion I had with Diana in the previous post about Expanding Perspectives Through Blogging.  What I said in response to one thing she mentioned is just the tip of the iceberg … Continue reading

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