Category: Stress

Opportunities

  Today I got edits back for novel #2 meaning one more round and boom it’s out for the world to see. Hard to believe novel #1 made its professional entrance in November. This means I am on the cusp of completing a new…

Survived

Survival of midterms, check. Survival of novel #2, check. Finishing a novel and having midterms in the same week. Legendary no. Crazy stupid, probably. That means one goal is off my check list. Hallelujah! It’s been a week of blunt beginnings. The life of…

Write

Have you written a story that breathes? Have you ever written a story that bleeds? Have you ever written a story that comes out with ease? Have you ever had to cut a story from your soul? Have you ever had to throw it…

Daily

Wake up, Get Up. Bang My head against the Wall. Make bed with dog still in it, Lazy thing. Coffee, God I love you coffee. Take dog out, Walk all over no man’s land, Waiting, still no squat. Get chased by coyotes, Lovely and…

Life Stories: Installment One

The Virus Confusion “Billy, I think I might have gotten a virus on my computer!” *furiously hits keys and sighs in frustration “Well did you google it?” Asked Billy. “How can I google it if the internet won’t load?” “Here, I’ll google it.” Billy…

Catching Happiness

About fifty three seconds before writing this post, I was sitting in a chair staring at a blank computer screen with a sour look on my face. That idea is truth, but it’s vague. Why was I staring at the computer screen with a…

Goals for the New Year

First of all before you say “oh God she’s already beginning with the new year’s resolution crap”. We’re not starting that. No leave it at front door before you click on this blog post. This is not a post where I talk about making…

Stress Management

Oh dear, where do I begin? This was my thought as I sat in my bed at 3 AM stuffing my face with ice cream.  After two five page papers and two presentations, this scaredy cat is tapped out. College sucks, but you know…