It's hard to reconcile mourning something that you know wouldn't be right for you anymore, even if it were here.
We lost a lot of our heroes, idols, role models, and artists this year. For many people, a David Bowie, a Harper Lee, an Alan Rickman, a Muhammad Ali, or a Carrie Fisher might have been the person they could look to in an isolating world and feel less alone. Did you know Alan Rickman… Continue reading For me, it was Anton Yelchin
He'd have been 55 today. I didn't want it to affect me, but I can't pretend it didn't. It's a really strange combination of emotions - knowing that I'm happier and healthier now, knowing that I've found love again and pulled my life back together and survived an incredible loss. And still feeling off on… Continue reading Wipe the Glass (Happy Birthday, Tony.)
When I look back on my life, I can think of a few moments when I was "there" and managed to appreciate it.
She knew this was something I had to be forced to recognize as a priority, because living as the codependent caregiver for a depressed hoarder, I'd not been one for a long, long time.
The good girl never wins.