Breathing Tag Archives

NOT THE END

In my head, this poem is a song. But either way, it’s for the people I love who are hurting …

GUESS WHAT I FOUND

It’s all enough to make this first-born, type-A, straight-A, single-momming, self-employed girl want to hole up, buckle down and take care of things. Make things better. Fix things. Soothe things. Prevent things. Get things done. Check things off the list. All while clenching her fists and holding her breath until maybe, someday, the list will be a little less long and the needs a little lighter.

SPIN CYCLE

Something about not sticking my arm into the spin cycle of the washing machine. That’s what Miss Sarah, my therapist, …

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Sometimes when I meet with Miss Sarah, my therapist, we end up on the most basic topics. Like breathing. That’s …