I strive to be as open and authentic as possible. It is easier to do than you would think. You just need to take a deep breath and trust people. Trust that people will see you for all the shit you might be in and the crap you fought so hard to get out of. […]Read More When Trauma Causes Trauma and Trauma Fucks Trauma Unwillingly.
“You have to get over it. You have to just let it [depression] go!” William Zabka (aka Johnny Lawrence from Karate Kid) A couple of years ago I went to see a band I know play and the singer was friends with William Zabka. You know, the ‘bad guy’ from the Karate Kid. Apparently, the […]Read More Shit Sponge #4 (Cobra Kai Edition)
“Just smile. It is scientifically proven that smiling makes you happier. Maybe that will help your sales!” – Employer If smiling helped I wouldn’t be where I am right now, fuckface. If all of this shit was about feeling ‘happy’ I could easily find a way to cope. I am told too often how […]Read More Shit Sponge #3
“Josh! Turn off that ‘spear chucking’ music!“ – Father I heard this EVERY TIME I put a rap song on when I was younger. Evangelical leadership at its finest. Father of the year? Nope. Just fucking racist.Read More Shit Sponge #2
I never thought I could go a single day without a beer. ………… Who fucking cares? Why is not ingesting a beverage such a big deal? Sure, it makes sense to take care of myself but why tell people? Why make a big deal? Why care? Sobering up has clarified a lot around me. Without […]Read More 60 Days Dry
“Josh, your marriage to your wife is ‘null and void’ since you denounced god because it was a bond/commitment between all three.” -Brother Thanks bro. We will miss him during sex too. He loved it in the ass.Read More Shit Sponge #1