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Today I made an appointment with a chiropractor, Dr. Jordan. A friend, who has had back problems in the past, recommended her. Something is going on with my lower back that causes muscle spasms in my legs. Those spasms result in impaired walking function, as well as impaired dancing. I want to be normal again. […]

Daily Prompt: Elevator

Fiction writers: You’re stuck in an elevator with an intriguing stranger. Write this scene. From this Daily Prompt post http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/05/24/daily-prompt-elevator/ The elevator door opened, and Sheila stepped in. She pressed the button for the tenth floor and as the doors began to close she heard a woman’s voice shouted, “hold the elevator!”  Sheila quickly pressed the […]

Beginnings of stories I won’t ever write

When Sheila  emerged from the dressing room things seemed different. The tiger scampered past the bride’s maids, swiped one of the rotisserie chickens, and jumped into the swimming pool. Sheila’s skirt was way too short! The dark clouds gathered at the peak of the mountain and whispered to each other; their numbly voices causing the trees in […]

I am still what I am

I felt all tangled up today. It took forever for me to finally start the thing I wanted to start. I had trouble thinking. I’m still having trouble.  I had some deep thoughts on the way home from work today. Deep thoughts can lead to depressing thoughts and should probably be avoided. I think I […]

The Lizard/Duck Transformation

I was listening to the Wrestling with Depression podcast today. The episode featured Brendon Burns, an Australian comedian who has had problems with drugs and alcohol. He was talking about coming out of rehab and declaring himself a changed man, and his friends not necessarily believing it. He realized that you’re not really a new man until your friends see evidence […]

Excited About Dancing!

I recently became a member of Different Drummer Belly Dancers, and I’m having so much fun! I’m learning new pieces of choreography, brushing up on my American Tribal Style (ATS) belly dance skills, and getting to know my troupe mates who are really interesting and cool. Liby, for example, is a talented seamstress and designer. […]

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