Category Archives: slices of life

Fucking Anxiety

I’m a tense ball of unexpected over-reactions.  Triggered by innocuous statements and requests, my body goes from normal to super-heated and covered in sweat. I don’t smell right when that happens.  I don’t feel right. I’m tired of the fight-or-flight … Continue reading

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Rising Waters

When I experience anxiety attacks, it feels like claustrophobia. My breathing becomes rapid and shallow and I feel like the walls are closing in.  The other analogy is that the water is rising and I’m struggling to keep my head … Continue reading

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Learning to Say ‘No’

I have once again come to a place where I realize that I’m trying to do too much.  I’m over committing myself in excess of my resources of time and energy.  I’m fucking exhausted many days, mostly work days.  I’m … Continue reading

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Super Fun Weekend

I traveled to LA this weekend to help my brother celebrate his Doctorate.  I went with the other members of our family of origin, joined by his husband’s sister, one of my exes who he’s close to, three long time … Continue reading

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Heartbreak Between Friends

Heartbreak can happen between friends, too. There are a lot of songs and about the heartbreak that can result between lovers.  There aren’t a lot of songs or stories or movies (that I know of) about heartbreak between friends. I’m … Continue reading

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So I Should Post Something About My Girlfriend…

Yeah, I know, I’m a big ol’ lazy slacker.  I’ve been neglecting my blog and neglecting you all.  It’s not that I haven’t thought about blogging, it’s just that I’m so busy living there doesn’t seem to be enough time … Continue reading

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All Work And No Play…

Makes Kyle a grumpy, tired boy. I have gotten a little down time lately but my days have been dominated by work related stressing and pressure.  Evening comes around and I just want to watch the tube or read something … Continue reading

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What I’m Up To… January Edition

We are about midway through January and I haven’t given you all an update in a while, so here goes. Dating Ruby…  is awesome.  We’ve got our next outing planned, in Portland.  We’ll be going the Queer Honky Tonk and … Continue reading

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Dirty December, Day 3 : Dirty Dating, Part 1

Ruby and I have had three dates, twice in Portland, once in Olympia.  Since my whole November got eaten by writing frenzy, I haven’t had a chance to tell you about the last two. She came to Olympia on the … Continue reading

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More on Our First Date… Memories I’m Swooning Over

Caught sight of myself in the mirror this morning and saw the light yellow-green evidence of her love bites.  Touched each of them lightly, then a little harder..  she got me good. We’ve been texting back and forth today, things … Continue reading

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