Why RUOK? Day Doesn’t Work

Did you participate in RUOK? Day this year? Did you have someone in particular you wanted to check on? Someone who you’d been wondering if things weren’t peachy with for a while but you’d been too shy to inquire? I noticed a lot of action on social media. People posting a generalised shout out, or … Continue reading Why RUOK? Day Doesn’t Work

Give Depression the Bird

Let’s get one thing straight. Depression is real. It is not something to be trivialized, snapped out of, or sucked up. In fact, trying to do this often makes it worse. I know, because I’ve been there. I would have loved to have been able to give myself a shake and a rueful smile and … Continue reading Give Depression the Bird

Hi! It’s me, Katie

Hi I’m Katie. I am a fictional woman from the crazy mind of author Heidi Farrelly. Why am I here? I want to tell you a little bit about myself. You see, I am the person Heidi writes all her books for. What about the dedication at the front of her books you ask? No, … Continue reading Hi! It’s me, Katie

Despicable Debt

Despicable, really? Isn’t that a bit over the top? Maybe. How about we try some other words? All consuming. Pervasive. Soul sucking. Destroyer of life, of love, of relationships, of families. Debt is truly one of the ugliest words I know. However you see it, or say it, debt can be the difference between a … Continue reading Despicable Debt