Alzheimer's takes so much away. The person you knew and loved is not there anymore. You can still see them, but it's not them. They are there, but they are gone. They are no longer standing as who they once were. They've fallen, and become someone else. Alzheimer's is such a tragic disease. Most of us have lost loved ones to one form of disease or another. Disease, injuries, accidents, illnesses. All … [Read more...]
A Painful Mother’s Day – the Cards Not Written
Last week, I couldn’t find the words to write about the struggles that so many dissociative survivors have on Mother’s Day. Sometimes, Mother's Day is a very painful day. In response to that, a dissociative survivor emailed me, and has given me permission to post their thoughts about the painful side of Mother’s Day. Maybe you will relate to these difficult thoughts and painful feelings. Every … [Read more...]
Momma Larks – A Job Well Done
Mothers. Mothers are a difficult topic. Mother's Day is a difficult day. Complicated. Painful. Often a day of loss and grieving. A day that many dissociative survivors don’t want to think about. Ouch. If only…. If only, if only….. I’ve been thinking about these things all week, knowing I would / should write something about mothers. Hmmmmm…. I wasn’t sure which angle to talk about…. Then I … [Read more...]
When Life Changes….. Even this Blog Changes !
Life is full of changes. At least that’s how I have found it to be. Has your life stayed the same through the years? Mine hasn’t. Not at all. And 2011, in particular, was a year full of changes. Lots of changes. Lots of big, big, big, super big, like rocking my whole world, big changes. I didn't know what to expect after completely changing my life in 2011, but I looked forward to good … [Read more...]
A Real Unicorn?!! Really?
This article is written for the child parts of the DID survivors that read this blog. Hey Kids, did you see the news yesterday? Hmmmm…. probably not, because most kids don’t watch the news. And because of that, I wanted to make sure to let you know about something I saw in the news that might interest you. Look! Look! They found something that looks like a real unicorn!! If you look … [Read more...]