Category Archives: healing

No One To Teach Me

Copyright 2013 My efforts to be what I think you want—what you say you want—is a failure every time. As it is doomed to be. Either you are lying or I am not enough. Most likely both. As fucking usual. … Continue reading

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Not Tough Enough

So I had an interesting day today. I was thinking that I should post something, since I’ve been trying to do so every couple of days, to stay on top of the blog.  I was going to try for humor, … Continue reading

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Learning to Speak

At the gas station where I regularly fill up, there is a dead fly trapped in the tank between the readout and the glass.  It obviously got caught in there the last time they calibrated the machine.  Every time I … Continue reading

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Okay…Here Goes

My name is Lisa.  Even telling you that much makes me uncomfortable, but I figure we should at least be on a first-name basis.  I wanted to be completely anonymous because I wanted to use this blog to just write, … Continue reading

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