Birthday

Today's my birthday - yay! I get to eat as much cake as I can! And also reflect on what's happened in a year ... I'm in such a different place  mentally; last year I was still recovering from something that happened in January and still struggling with drinking. I took my last drink in … Continue reading Birthday

Taking Stock

What follows isn't entirely proofed. If I wait to proof & edit it, it's going to be 2012 and I'll be writing about a hangover, which will be much worse than this, I think. Last January when I started this blog, I was fighting through another bout with depression. I honestly don't know that I've … Continue reading Taking Stock

Next?

This post might throw you for a loop; read my posts from winter 2011 if it does.  One of my uncles, the one who will never change, the one born with fetal alcohol syndrome (which wasn't exactly recognized in 1965 – look at me, making excuses!), the one the same age as my oldest cousin … Continue reading Next?

Roller Girl?

Trying to come up with a roller derby name is hard. I'm not even sure sometimes if I'm really a derby girl/chick: am I fierce enough? Ten years ago: yes. Twenty years ago: definitely yes. So I'm going back to some of the music I listened to (and have continued to listen to all this … Continue reading Roller Girl?