Month: August 2008

paranoia/paranoid

i was diagnosed with my mental illness last summer & am finally becoming more comfortable with who i am & where i am going. i went to one of my favorite cafe’s where i ran into a few people i know & some that i would rather forget. a few years back i was i…

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“live”Olympics

i have been seething the last 10 days, maybe it’s the icon that says Live on screen when i watch the Olympic coverage, maybe it’s the incessant political commercials, exxonmobile& a wide variety of other large name companies that have bought a piece of the Olympic NBC coverage. i watched the women’s volleyball 12 hours…

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1week

a week later, i am calmer. maybe it’s the shower & the ability to get up & share my mornings with one person instead of 30. walking around nervous on tuesdays, how i Hated Tuesdays. the programs that exist in this city don’t keep women from being homeless. instead it becomes a cycle that women…

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Users/Haters

i  am quite flummoxed as for the First time in my life i was called a “user” by what i will call a under handed, unprofessional chemical dependency counselor; who in what was my monday ritual of house meeting extolled this to the Entire house of women. i was aghast-i had asked her if she…

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