My Ketamine Infusion Treatment Experience

About 6 months ago, I first read about Ketamine Infusion as a treatment for depression, anxiety, and pain. While I’m leery of our societies knee jerk reaction to putting people on antipsychotics, I’m not nor ever been against responsible medication use....

You’ll Leave Me Too

We’re standing in the kitchen awkwardly learning to be with each other. I love this young lady but I really don’t know her well. Yet, here she is living with us for a day or two. Her reason for being with us doesn’t matter. What matters is she is...

Sometimes We Have to Lose Something

I talk to Heavenly Father all the time. I know that’s not true, all the time, but it feels that way. He is important to me. However, I rarely get on my knees to formally pray. This morning, I have been busy putting away Christmas decorations. I check my phone...

I’ll Never See Her Get Married

After Hannah died, this is one of those thoughts that was so painful. She’s my only daughter and I’ll never see her get married or hold her babies. When I asked myself it was true, the answer seemed so obvious. Of course I won’t! She’s dead!...

Regrets

After Hannah completed suicide, I had all sorts of questions. Did I do enough? Did I love her enough? Did I find the right counselors? Did I expect too much of her? Was she punishing me? Was our, my husband and my, relationship issues to blame? Did other people know...

Elihu Ramirez – Northridge High 2019

Occasionally, while browsing the internet, on the public forums that I like to comb through, to find people like me, I’ll find a post with such a question as,” What is something that people take for granted in their everyday lives?” I see this type of question...