Tag: mental health

Slips of Paper

Back at the start of the month I spend a few afternoons and mornings helping my mom clean out her elementary classroom to get it ready for summer. We recycled a lot of paper, but when we uncovered a stack of unneeded white paper strips, I kept them from the recycling bin and put them in my “home” pile, sure that I could use them for a future craft or creation*.

White slips of paper

Then came the summer celebration of life for my dear friend who passed away in February. It brought back up all sorts of grief, which along with post-trail pangs, living with my parents, and a bunch of other elements, brewed into the perfect storm of internal struggle. Read more