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Sunflower Visions

Title: Sunflower VisionsArt by: Faith Magdalene AustinMedium: Watercolor and colored pencil on watercolor paperSize: 9 x 10 inches, Finish: Signed, dated, unmountedStyle: Surreal, Abstract,  Art details: Sunburst, faces, swirls, eyes and hands reaching out are just part of what you’ll see in this colorful, jam packed art piece. Lively orange, vivid purple, lime and sage green […]

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Wild Things

Title: Wild ThingsArt by: Faith Magdalene AustinMedium: Acrylic collage on heavy cardstockSize: 9×12 inches, Finish: Sealed, signed, dated, unmountedStyle: Collage, Surreal, Abstract Figurative, raw Art details: Cut outs of my own art have been arranged to create “Wild Things.” Sunflowers, koi fish, African faces, Asian faces and more have been mixed together in a wild collage. […]

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Art Therapy Work

These pieces were worked on in the last two weeks. There’s been a lot of art lately but hardly any of it has hit the internet. I’m falling behind on it, however, today there are a few to show. They’re all four different from one another. Creating them was quite emotional, especially the last piece […]

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Sensitive

I’m sensitive. I’m raw. I’m hurting because of the situation with the old CNA and all that happened the day I had to fire her. The pain of that day influenced how I responded to the new CNA today. I almost didn’t allow her back based on pain caused by a different CNA relationship. I […]

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Therapy Review: Baggage. Burden.

Content : Sexual abuse. Sadism. I went in to see Dr D today at his office. We talked about how I feel guilty about asking people to pack up my wheelchair and me to take me here or there. I feel like a burden to others and like baggage. We talked about feeling that way […]

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In a little bit

It’s not been a good day to say the least. In addition to firing someone I really liked, I jacked up my already jacked up foot. This is the same foot that I smashed in the door. Well, I was using the pedicure tool suggested by the surgeon and accidentally ripped a two inch hole […]

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Therapy Review : Suicide Threats

Content – Suicide of brother. Suicide threats by nurse’s assistant (CNA) An anniversary rolled around for my brother’s suicide. It was somber. I looked at photos and wondered how on earth he could be gone. It was a tearful day but I made it through. The very next day something happened with my CNA that […]

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Linger

Ouch. I went to the grocery store. When I was getting back in the car I thought I was all the way in but my bad foot wasn’t. I shut it in the door. That’s a pain that’s going to linger. The problem is, I can’t feel much other than pain in that foot so […]

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Our shared life lessons

These are a few thoughts on the behaviors that come through this house and how I’ve been handling them. As I’ve noted, the CNAs bring a lot of drama to my house by telling me their problems and acting up. I still learn from them though. While listening to one in particular, I see she […]

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This Month’s Gift to Me

I buy something small for myself each month. I spend less than $20 on the gift. This month I’ve treated myself to Patchouli and Lavender Hemp soap and Sandlewood soap. This is to be added to the collection of Lavender scented soaps, milk soaps and bars for facial cleaning and exfoliating. I truly enjoy my […]