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TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books I Hope to Find Under My Tree

So FUN STORY.

I thought this was Top Ten Tuesday LAST week.

When I saw everyone posting their holiday TBRs instead, I reformatted my entire post and did Top Five Tuesday.

GOOD ONE, LAUREN.

MY BRAIN IS SOUP. Continue reading “TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books I Hope to Find Under My Tree”

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My Rage-Fueled Grown-Up Christmas List

Last night, while waiting for the bus, I got angry.

It happened while I was reading updates on the impeachment trial and accompanying Tweets from Methodists annoyed with the proceedings.

They have every right to be frustrated.

Ten months ago, queer Methodists (myself included) and their allies were denied inclusion in the Methodist denomination.

It took the Methodist church a matter of days to make me unwelcome in the denomination and ruin my entire year.

Meanwhile, it’s taken MONTHS to initiate impeach proceedings against the man who instated a trans military ban and popularized the phrase “grab her by the pussy.”

After waking up feeling extra salty and extremely political, I drafted a Christmas list.

Santa better deliver.

Continue reading “My Rage-Fueled Grown-Up Christmas List”

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Alone at Christmas

I upped my meds this week.

I’m amazed at how much better I feel.

I made it to Saturday Morning yoga for the first time in two months. I wrapped all my Christmas presents. I joined friends for karaoke, even though it was past my bedtime.

Additionally, a whole host of dark thoughts about singleness disappeared. I no longer spend nights crying in my bath tub.

One extra pill was enough to banish weeks’ worth of depression and despair regarding my relationship status.

Now, instead of clogging my brain at every moment, the thoughts sit waiting for an opportunity.

I don’t have to reach very far to find them. Continue reading “Alone at Christmas”