Author Archives: Apophenias

About Apophenias

I'm human. Female. Self-employed. Searching for connections in the randomness of life. Currently residing the US. ... And not quite defined by being in the midst of a biological ticking.

My Experience Staying Safe Using Craigslist – part 1

Meeting anyone you have met online for any purpose can be scary. One local police department dedicated part of their parking lot to a video monitored online sales exchange location. I thought that was pretty cool, though it does nothing … Continue reading

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Chronic Pain

Constant chronic pain Physical and Emotional Who would notice Who would care If I disappeared tomorrow Don’t be sad tomorrow You didn’t care yesterday When I needed you When I begged for you

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Medical Challenges

If you recall, I had thought I could be pregnant a couple months back, and wasn’t. Nausea, abdominal pain, fatigue, no period had continued. So follow up visit this week included CT scan and revealed Pelvic Congestion Syndrome (varicose veins … Continue reading

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The Losses Keep Piling Up

I hope to freaking god that Krys is my final loss for the near future. I may be stronger for the losses, but the lonely factor sure does pile up Tally for recent past (less than 5 years) Divorce. Death … Continue reading

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Blank The canvas of my romantic future Now whitewashed with despair Shall the previous paint bleed through Marring the portrait yet to be created? Inspired by Today’s “One Word Prompt” – Image Source

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Holding On

This weekend I am completing my move. Only a year in the making. My mom, my son, Krys, and a few neighbors pitched in yesterday. Today Krys was going to keep helping, and tomorrow my mom again. Krys was giving … Continue reading

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Another Confirmation that I Don’t Matter

This week was ex Al’s birthday I reminded our son that his father would probably really appreciate at least a call. Why did I do that? On the day, I got a text meant for the ex from some family … Continue reading

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