Still none. Except a lone psychologist that says PTSD. One meeting and I know they’re short so I told him everything I could–including about leaving my job. One meeting and … Continue reading Diagnosis?
What’s your “identity?” No, this isn’t a job interview. It’s not a whole name, rank and serial number thing. It’s an actual, “what’s your identity?” question. Have you ever even … Continue reading “Identity Politics”
I’ve seen many times that someone will say, “action, not words.” I fully understand that It doesn’t matter how pretty you talk if that’s all you have. I get that. … Continue reading Words matter
My Econ prof–if you’ve read about him, you understand, but my Econ prof was a wildly conservative, sexist, racist (though he didn’t know he was either–that’s usually the way it … Continue reading Econ 305
Do you know how I finally came to realize I had white privilege? After years of arguing that my life was not privileged: about multiple assaults, rape, abuse, falling through … Continue reading White Privilege
Memories of Christmas Days gone by: Going to grandma Toots and Grandpa Ken’s for Christmas Day up until they just couldn’t do it anymore. Memories of my favorite aunts that … Continue reading Ghosts of Christmases Past
I rarely speak of my former job. It’s mostly out of loyalty for those that gave me a chance and believed in me. I rewarded that belief with my very … Continue reading And if it happens to you….