Surviving The Absence Of Control: My Week Of The Missing Routine

This week has been an emotional and physical roller coaster.  My normal routine was thrown out the window on Monday, and it didn’t return until this morning. I don’t deal well with chaos, or what I perceive as a lack of control in my life. However, I rolled with it, and came up with some … More Surviving The Absence Of Control: My Week Of The Missing Routine

Depression’s Downward Spiral; Climbing My Way Back UP!

I was diagnosed with depression many years ago.  It began when I was nine, and has been a constant, lurking shadow throughout my life.  In the early nineties, I was prescribed medication to treat my dark-pit mood and suicidal thoughts .  It worked, but eighteen months later, I realized that I felt like a walking … More Depression’s Downward Spiral; Climbing My Way Back UP!

Voice Lessons

It happened slowly, methodically, almost painlessly.  The debilitating pain would come later, when I became aware of the successful severance of my vocal cords.  The right to speak up for myself.  It has left me with a diminished ability to defend myself against both the benign and the most pathological of predators. One day recently … More Voice Lessons