Committing Suicide

A PERMANENT CHANGE: The meaning behind my semicolon tattoo

As a woman who has given birth to two children, I know there’s nothing quite like a newborn in your arms to attract unsolicited advice.It turns out a close second is finding out that you’re considering a tattoo on one of those same arms. Let’s just say the words biker chick came up more than once....more

The Death of Robin Williams, And What Suicide Isn't

I was coming home from a long day of working when I saw the news on Twitter. Today, probably sometime this morning, Robin Williams, beloved American actor, passed away in his California home. The coroner suspects that he committed suicide, probably from asphyxiation. ...more
So good of you to write this very good article! So true.  Let's just mourn the loss of this ...more

What Dreams May Come

"To sleep: perchance to dream: ay, there’s the rub; For in that sleep of death, what dreams may come."...more

"Robin Williams was..."

"I'm gonna miss you."...more

Life As A Headcase: Please Call For Help

I am really sorry that my last post scared people but I appreciate the concern you all showed.  Yes, it WAS a bad situation but not to worry...I have very qualified and competent professionals who care and who DID care for and about me....more

Tragedy: 14-Year-Old Commits Suicide After Underage Drinking

My 12-year-old son shared the news with me about a local high school boy who shot himself. An all-American boy, handsome and athletic, a football star with deep brown eyes and a smile that looked like he owned the world. Reagan Beene was a 14-year-old boy who supposedly killed himself in his bedroom after being caught by the police for underage drinking and throwing a party while his parents were away. A blunder of youth followed by a life-changing decision to end it all. ...more
We need to teach our kids how to cope with life's challenges. They need to learn that there are ...more