Some days, I can't win. A familiar topic I've written about before is my hypersensitivity to sound. It has a name; Misophonia. Today, for some reason, is significantly more difficult than other days. For me, this is a real thing. I've attempted before to explain what it sounds like for me to others, but words … Continue reading The “sounds” make me crazy
There are times I feel that something is wrong with me in how I process the world around me. Sounds, particular sounds, send me off the rails immediately and will always ruin the rest of my day if they persist long enough. Using an example that is affecting me right now, my colleague over the … Continue reading Craving silence is not a bad thing
Naked Security: Cyberbullying is worse than face-to-face bullying, teens say I've talked about this before here and here. It's a topic I feel VERY strongly about having been bullied through my entire school career. My daughter, who will be 9 in December, is most likely going to be bullied at some point in her school … Continue reading Individuals are smart, people are stupid
Already preparing myself to sit and watch “102 Minutes that Changed the World” with my daughter, I’m aware that this is something she will never experience as I had experienced it. The profound loss I felt for all the people that died that day is more than words can describe even 14 years later. I, … Continue reading 9/11, Never Forget
This story is really depressing and brought back a lot of memories of my high school years. I'm sure you've heard by now about this Freshman that was bullied so harshly by fellow so-called classmates that taking his own life was the better choice. I can't begin to understand what he went through as it … Continue reading Senseless Bullying…. What a waste.