I’d like to thank Angel at The Mirth of Despair for this award. It was extremely thoughtful of her to gift me with this.
As per the rules, I am required to share seven facts about myself. So, here are seven randomly chosen facts:
- I am currently using The Hunger Games Soundtrack as my backdrop for writing. I write better when I’m listening to music, but it has to fit the mood. I think The Hunger Games is all around inspirational.
- I am currently in love with the following song:
- On a more serious note, I wage a war against alcoholism. I have talked about it briefly, but it’s actually very real, daily battle.
- I actually have two different colored eyes. One is a blue / grey and the other is a green/ gold. It’s hardly noticeable.
- I have a son with Pervasive Development Disorder – Not Otherwise Specified.
- Some of you are newer and unaware of the unique relationship I have with my husband, Xan. Xan and I were actually very good friends for five years prior to being romantic. If I had advice for anyone single, it would be this. Marry your best friend. Because when the romance melts away, you still have a solid friendship to lean on.
- I have never been very good at being single. And I’ve usually avoided it as most costs. Nothing scares me more than having to be alone with myself.
Again, I’d like to thank Angel for nominating me for this lovely award. It is a huge deal to me and means the world. I appreciate all of your awards and sentiments.
Per the rules, I have to share one important thing about myself:
I am naive, jealous, and terribly insecure. I just want to put that soft, vulnerable side out there for people to see. I know it’s not always evident, but there is so much storm going on beneath this surface.
And then there’s the business of nominations:
- Manic Monday
- Mental Health Writer’s Guild
- Seasons Change, and so Have I
- …But She’s Crazy
- Struggling with BPD
- Angel’s Blog
Angel has been entirely too generous over the last year when giving awards. Honestly, I don’t know if I’m so deserving, but I appreciate every last award. Especially this one. This award makes me feel as if my writing is worthwhile, like it means something to my audience. Sometimes, I really do have to wonder. I mean, in those dark moments where I torment myself with my stats.
This is really the ray of sunshine in my day. Thank you for this award, however long ago it was given. I appreciated it then, and I hope that it still stands today.