Leaves Changing

Summer has always been my favorite season but Fall is really making me happy this year.  Summer is still my favorite season because you know, warmth.  But I’m really enjoying the pretty Fall colors.  There’s a tree in our front yard that’s leaves are half orange and half green and I think it is so […]

OCD Is Not An Adjective

Having OCD is not fun.  No one likes having OCD.  OCD is not a love of cleaning.  It is having scary intrusive thoughts and being afraid you might act on them.  It is being afraid you will hurt someone.  It is being afraid you will contaminate someone.  It is being afraid you will cheat on […]

Fight the Spiders!

M.J. has started this new game where he pretends to shoot spiders with his “bubble gun”.  By the way, if you don’t buy your kids toy guns they will apparently make one out of blocks.  Anyway, while we were getting the spiders this morning I felt inspired to write a poem: There are spiders all […]

Blessed With My Husband

This morning I saw a picture we have framed in our bedroom of Dan and me after we got engaged.  It reminded me of how much I love my husband and how blessed I am to have him in my life.  He is my favorite person and my best friend.  I have no idea what […]

It’s Never a Good Time

Last night I showed Dan a poem I wrote when I was struggling with OCD and suicidal thoughts.  He asked if I had really made a plan to kill myself and I said yes.  But it was around Halloween and since Dan loves Halloween I didn’t want to make it a horrible day for him.  […]

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