There are a lot of things our bodies do which we loathe and could quite readily do without. Our bodies do things which embarrass us or downright make life miserable. That fart which loudly forces its way out mid-coitus, for instance. Getting diarrhea (woot! I spelled it right on the first try!) on a road … Continue reading
[Editor's note: This post was originally published on another blog on March 8, 2013. That blog, unfortunately, has since gone dark so I wanted to republish the post here as it outlines my history with suicide and why it is so important to me to raise awareness about suicide prevention.] Good morning. I’d like to … Continue reading
We all know we’re human pin cushions growing up. So much so that there’s a definitive schedule for when and how often you’ll get stuck. Immunizations. Booster shots. tetanus shots. Antibiotic shots when you’re ill. It seems doctors take some perverse pleasure in giving their nurses an excuse to poke you with a syringe. And … Continue reading
Tears come unbidden From ducts well hidden Can’t explain why I sit here and cry
Hello, my name is Twindaddy and I’m medicated. I take Prozac on a daily basis. It is my ever-vigilant companion in my daily struggle with the depression demon. We fight the glorious fight together. Comrades in arms.
A wraith slides silently through an absolutely black night. It blends with the darkness, making it indiscernible to the naked eye. Unseen, unknown, the wraith slips in through a castle’s defenses unnoticed and lowers the drawbridge allowing safe passage across its protective moat.
Hey again. I hope everyone is doing well. Every so often, we read or hear about someone who dies of an overdose of alcohol, meds, or both.
Well, I’m bored at work and today’s Daily Prompt is not too awful, so I’m writing a post about it. Sorry. If you were forced to give up one sense, but gain super-sensitivity in another, which senses would you choose? Well, this is an intriguing question. And by that, I mean it would probably be … Continue reading
My aunt died a couple of weeks ago. It was sudden and in her sleep. Everyone was stunned because she attended a family reunion, just two days before she died, and was the picture of health. The M.E. said that it was peaceful and that her heart simply stopped beating. I planned to see her … Continue reading
Yah, it has been an epidemic around here. This past weekend, I went to the doctor. I never go to the doctor and to do so indicated a requirement to do so. For privacy, and mad libs purposes, let’s just say I had my (body part) (verb, past tense)…and let’s pick colon scoped. This is … Continue reading