Category Archives: Happiness

Why I Got Divorced

Still amazed at how much things have changed for me since I first decided to choose life in the spring of 2008.  Things have changed even more recently.  I have decided that the life I need to live for me is not as Scott’s wife anymore.  I thought when we got married in 2001 it…

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Making the Best of Adversity

I came across this story recently and thought I’d share.  I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.  Carrot, an egg & a cup of coffee A young woman went to her mother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she was…

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I Can Tell Myself to Reach My Dreams

Well I’m still alive after the first week and a half of my class!  I’m taking Principles of Marketing which is a 3 hour semester credit course crammed into a 3 week mini-session.  It’s pretty intense with a group project but I have to say I’m enjoying it.  It’s nice to be back in the classroom and…

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My Addiction to Xanax

My two-year addiction to the prescription drug, Xanax (a benzodiazepine) ended around March 31, 2008. Those two years were the most fucked up of my life and I completely lost who I was. I was getting ready to move to Boise from Houston in 2006 when I was first prescribed Xanax. I complained to my primary provider…

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When it ain’t what it is.

I’ve grown to hate the saying, “it is what it is”. Yeah sure, sometimes it is, but most of the time it ain’t! Like when I was depressed. I thought I was powerless over my life. I finally gave into just being fat, miserable, and unhappy forever. I’d look at other people coming and going and…

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