Category Archives: life

girls.

(not my actual girl) Last night, my daughter called me to her room where she had been crying for at least an hour. I sat with her and she told me what was going on. There is so much friend … Continue reading

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thanks and smiles and tears.

I have been overwhelmed by love, kindness and support over the last few days. It’s been kind of a long-distance intervention. No one called it that… just me. And I’m most definitely not saying that’s a bad thing… quite the … Continue reading

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get out.

Please don’t say ‘I told you so.‘ I’ve always known you were right. Getting out of the house helps me. It’s never been about wanting to get out. It’s always been about being able to get out. I know that sounds … Continue reading

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hammer metaphor.

Today: You know that scene in the first Thor movie where Thor pins Loki to the bridge by resting mjolnir (that’s the hammer… I’m a nerd) on his chest… and Loki can’t move it because he’s not worthy? Today, I am … Continue reading

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my girl…

…gave me this. It was exactly what I needed. — ©2018 what sandra thinks

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it just makes me sad.

This will probably sound ridiculous… but it’s making me so sad. I have tears. An app my daughter loves on her phone updated to a new version and she hates it. It’s totally different and she’s miserable. She cried for … Continue reading

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my cluttered head and fascinating life.

I have four drafts from the last twenty-four hours. The same thing keeps happening. I try to write about one thing, but it connects to other things—things that make me feel like hell… things that I don’t want to talk … Continue reading

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today’s thoughts. with pictures.

I know I am constantly on your mind and you need to know my thoughts on a daily basis. That is why I’m writing this post. You’re welcome. [Sarcasm, in case you didn’t get that. But really… how could you not?] I … Continue reading

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