“I Don’t Want to Be a Bother” OR Bullshit Excuses for Stupid Choices

A few weeks ago, I “felt off” one evening. My daughter and I were watching a hilarious feel-good movie on Netflix. An hour of not very feel-good discomfort later, the movie was over, and I said, “Worst gas pains ever. Can you clean up the dinner dishes?” Twenty minutes after that, I was having a… Continue reading “I Don’t Want to Be a Bother” OR Bullshit Excuses for Stupid Choices

Body of Gratitude

A year ago I was on the Alabama Gulf Coast walking on the beach with a beautiful man—a mirage of sorts– watching the dolphins play. My heart had been sewn shut around so many stones that I knew getting in the water was not an option. I’d sink to the sand and never be able… Continue reading Body of Gratitude