True Colors 🏳️‍🌈

November 3, 2020 Four years ago I didn’t have a pussy hat. It wasn’t a thing I would have imagined so many women wearing. I know lots of people who thought my little group of friends in college were disgusting girls for wearing tampon costumes on Halloween. We just thought it was hilarious and provocative.Continue reading “True Colors 🏳️‍🌈”

I am NeuroBeautiful (aka Autistic)

“The woods are lovely, dark , and deep but I have promises to keep and miles to go before I sleep. . .” Robert Frost Turning off emotions that don’t serve me is something I have thought about a lot during my adulthood. I realize that I may have always been quite good at shuttingContinue reading “I am NeuroBeautiful (aka Autistic)”

Homebound vs. Homeschool

July 4, 2020 It’s the 4th of July. That’s a day I have always associated with fireworks, swimming pools, the mountains, barbecue, and playing with my family into the night. Nostalgia is an interesting thing. No matter how hard I have tried in the past few years to recreate that experience, it’s been difficult forContinue reading “Homebound vs. Homeschool”

Colorado is in Child Find Crisis

I’ve just spent my whole morning hanging out around the convenience stores near my neighborhood high school. That’s because my friend asked me to buy out medication so there wouldn’t be any for his kid to steal. My friend is what I would call a professional dad. He has been advocating for his kids forContinue reading “Colorado is in Child Find Crisis”

Colorado Ketamine Kids

I want to share what I’ve learned about ketamine because over the last few months ketamine treatments have revived my 17 year old from a deep depression that has been disabling him since he was 14. Now Cole is like a doll that has come to life. My gentle, intelligent, thoughtful, compassionate, kind, witty, wiseContinue reading “Colorado Ketamine Kids”

Sweat, Tears, and a Prayer for Humanity

When I was in my thirties and my children were young I became very ill. I looked fine to most people, but I didn’t feel fine at all. I battled insomnia hard for about seven years. I was exhausted and severely fatigued. I ran on adrenaline most of the time. At the height of myContinue reading “Sweat, Tears, and a Prayer for Humanity”