Rejection hurts



Not too long ago, I had a situation where I experienced rejection unlike no other. Shunned. Separated from the group. Cut off from the peers I thought were my friends. This hurt me deep to my core and threw me off kilter for weeks. Truthfully, I didn’t know what to do or how to feel about it. Those I thought were allies seemed as if they didn’t care. I felt alone. It left me to wonder whether anybody really liked me, or if I was just being tolerated. My insecure self still doesn’t know the answer to that, but I’ve come to the point where I can move beyond it. Continue reading Rejection hurts

Sad or S.A.D?


“You’ve got to be kidding me!” I blurted this out one morning when my alarm went off. I laughed about it afterwards, because I was in a half asleep stupor. I had woken up during the night thinking it was time to get up, then couldn’t fall back to sleep for well over an hour. And now. NOW it was time to get up? I wasn’t ready. It was too soon. It was too dark. Continue reading Sad or S.A.D?