Boxes

Society likes for us to fit into little boxes. I don’t know anyone who would necessarily disagree with that. The issue, though, is that for the most part we don’t actually fit into those little boxes, at least not all the time. I’ve been thinking about boxes a lot the past few weeks, for various and sundry reasons, mainly because I don’t really fit into any box. I guess literally and figuratively. This past week, though, has just not been a good place for me mentally or emotionally, and part of that goes back to this whole fitting (or not) …

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Catching Up

So Phillip’s been asking for a blog here. Apparently my blogs about writing over at my author website bore him. 😉 (Shameless plug, yes.) The problem is that I haven’t had much to say over here. Or, rather, I’ve been busy with work and working on getting my author site established, indie publishing, writing, life, etc. that I haven’t had much time to write something over here. So I guess now’s as good a time as any for catching up. Funnily, my last post provides a pretty decent jumping off point. In that post, I talked about gutting it out, …

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Ups and Downs

2013 was a bit of an odd year for me, seemed to be full of ups and downs. I mean, seriously, it was like one step forward, two steps back, three steps forward, half a step back. Up and down and back and forth. Some highlights (not necessarily in chronological order): Reached my lowest weight ever (but did so by starving myself and developing extremely disordered eating and generally feeling like shit) Phillip and I bought our little 100-acre ranch I got fired from a job I truly enjoyed. The way things were handled were a major trigger for me, …

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