i think high personal standards are a good thing. We see the effects of low personal standards in entertainment, politics and places we work or interact. We would not accomplish much of anything if we did not have some sort of healthy criteria for living our lives. Perfectionism, however, is a different matter. i am … Continue reading Perfection
i have been wrestling with a lot of issues since i became "healthy". You likely know what i am talking about if you have a mental illness. i think a lot of "norms" deal with the same issue, but never having been a "normal" person, i do not really know that perspective. i was sick … Continue reading Forgiveness
i know a lot of people who get pets and then suddenly realize they know nothing about the pet. At this point, said individual either takes training, gets someone to train the pet (can you train an iguana?) or "frees" the pet. Look. i wish i could tell you i was a great role model … Continue reading Tough Times
So, before i left to head south for Christmas, holidays and such, i had an "incident". To me, an "incident" is something which happens "to" me. There is no shortage of events in my life which are self-imposed. i refuse to read a map and so i get lost. i do not read instructions before … Continue reading Dog Days
Hello, dear readers. i have spent the last couple of days stuck in a terrible state. caught me by surprise and knocked me right off the rails. Here we go... It started after i went to church on Sunday. i really was not sure how things would go, as i have a lot of ecclesiastical baggage … Continue reading Well…that was just crazy
Hey there, readers! If you have been keeping up with things, you know that Sarah and i have been working on our relationship and have made more progress than either of us could have hoped for. i kept my Recovery goals in sight and am now back in the North, where my routine and outdoor … Continue reading Confidence? Um, ok.
You have not heard from me for a while. i like Christmas. i enjoy seeing family and friends while i am here in London. No apologies. i am having a terrific time reconnecting with Sarah and we have made great progress in our relationship. i know some of you have had difficult experiences this Christmas … Continue reading New Year’s Resolution