Today, I Woke Up Alive
I woke up today. I brushed my teeth and loaded the dishwasher. I folded laundry and took a shower. And for a modicum of time, I felt like a wife and a mother.
Not someone with mental illness. Not someone who feels alone in a crowded room. Not someone who can’t get out of their own way.
And then, of course, like a ton of bricks it hit me and I melt into the couch. This time it is triggered as I am…