picture of rain, raindrops - thoughts, reverie


In reverie I dance, enraptured by a world of thoughts And I wish that I could catch them all, but they fall much like raindrops. I scurry about with my bucket, hoping to all the raindrops taste. Then I realize that I'd capture more if I'd stand in just one place. I cry over the …

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I wish my back would learn That it's okay not to hurt.

picture of girl behind prison bars and wall of glass

Prison Bars and Walls of Glass

Finding hope within a limited scope.

picture of peacock, something to prove

Something to Prove

Motivations behind our decisions and life choices.

black hole, void, perfection, busyness

Black Holes – Busyness and Perfection

Perfection For most - if not all - of my life, I've been a perfectionist. And there have been times when that's come in handy. Like in coding, learning (but not performing on) the piano, and working at a medical imaging facility. However, my perfectionism has also led me to waste much of my time on …

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Truth is Like a Sharp, Solid, Steady Rock It does not move. It is not swayed by internal impulses. It sometimes scathes and sharpens those who rub against it. It stands its ground, seemingly without concern of being an obstacle or inconveniencing others. Others' perceptions of the rock mean nothing to it. It is a …

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What Are You Most Afraid of Losing?

One of the things I would most "fear" losing is my ability to reason, learn, remember, process information, articulate my thoughts, and comprehend the world around me. Essentially, my mind and sanity. In my mind, the magnitude of this loss would far outweigh that of losing my limbs or hearing or eyesight - which is …

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Feeling Dizzy?

Why is it that I always learn more poorly when preoccupied with the awareness of overarching, long-term, daunting, seemingly unreachable goals? Why does this awareness impair my ability to retain information and learn efficiently in the short term? It's as if I'm climbing a mountain or a steep cliff. Looking up at the top - …

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Foods I Can and Can’t Eat

Some of you guys have asked what foods I can or can't eat. This is sort of a reference post that I'm creating for those who are curious or who may have health issues similar to mine. I will probably link here from time to time, and I plan to update these lists as my diet …

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What It’s Like Having a Migraine

Ever had a migraine? Do you know a migraine sufferer? A migraine is not just a common or severe headache. It is that, but much more. A migraine with aura means a migraine accompanied by sensory disturbances or odd perceptions or sensitivities to various stimuli. An aura is something that can show up for people …

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