Troy Davis was executed in Georgia at 11:08 pm last night. I am not opposed to the death penalty. In fact, I strongly believe in the death penalty, when properly applied. And I can't help but think that in the case of Troy Davis, it was not. Davis was executed for shooting a police office. He's maintained his innocence since the beginning. Ordinarily, I wouldn't take a … [Read more...] about I’m Terrified By Troy Davis’s execution
It's been a month since I left my emotionally abusive boyfriend. I've had to deal with him a few times since then, and things went from bad to worse. It all ended with a massive blow up that has led to me permanently removing him from my life. He's gone completely out of control. He's done a complete 180 from everything he ever told me he was--doing things he swore he'd never … [Read more...] about A Month
I saw my doctor this morning. I am back on meds for my depression, and have also been diagnosed with anxiety this time. The meds for my depression should help with the anxiety as well. I took my first pill this morning. I began feeling better within just a couple of hours. My thinking was much more clear and focused. My thoughts were not quite so depressed and scary. I'm not … [Read more...] about Taking Control of My Life
I have been treated for depression twice in the past. I'm getting ready for round three. I didn't want to do this, but I don't really see any other option at this point. This time, I've been depressed for at least a year, maybe longer. It's hard to pinpoint precisely when it started. It's been hanging over me for a very long time, I know that much. I've told no one, which … [Read more...] about Always changing, but some things stay the same
My boyfriend and I have been together for about 14 months now. We've felt incredibly compatible since day one, and always had a lot in common. Our relationship has certainly had its rough spots, rather large ones at times, but we've both always been very determined to work through them and get beyond them. We love each other very much, and we know that what we have is worth … [Read more...] about Different Futures? Or Just Fear of Change?