Hi I’m Amy and I write. Read this and You’ll Feel Better.

Small sentient slices of life. Hear hope and say “Yeah, I get it” … “She gets it” … “We get it, together.”

Who is Amy London?

I have always been a writer.

I just never believed it.

Until Now.

For years I was a self-sufficient over-achiever with intermittent loafer tendencies. I was outgoing, loved acting, outdoor activities involving nature, and all things web design and development. I prided myself on how I didn’t need anyone to get where I was going, I was doing a mighty fine job of it myself.

All that changed one summer.


Muse Inspired

Posts of personal reflections on everyday interactions.

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Standing Still in the Midst of Moving

April 4th, 2017 4:57pm|0 Comments

It is estimated there are over two hundred 12-step programs... 200. Depending on your personality type, this either brings about colossal sighs of relief or countless bouts of anxiety. Or if you’re like me, all [...]

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The Proximity of Pause

April 2nd, 2017 10:38pm|0 Comments

I’ve spent my whole life trying to get out of “the pause.” Every single thought, every single action, every single movement to, around, or in an addiction was a great effort to free me of… [...]

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Breaking through Boundaries

October 13th, 2016 1:36am|0 Comments

A friend of mine phoned me today, unexpectedly. Earlier I had left her an annoyingly cheerful and spirited message, comprising of thinly veiled threats that if I didn’t hear back from her soon I would start stalking [...]


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Daily Prompt

Posts constructed around word of the day prompts.

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The Liberty in Labels

March 24th, 2017 9:15pm|0 Comments

Today I started to fix lunch. At 4pm. Again. I did this knowing full well I had over drawn my day and once again I was going to play the early to bed, early [...]

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Unfaltering Forgiveness

March 1st, 2017 6:25pm|0 Comments

Cats do not hesitate to forgive. But they can hold some serious grudges. I took a break after hours of balancing my bills, something that I'm never very good at and it seems [...]

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Realities of Resistance

August 21st, 2016 11:38pm|0 Comments

Me: I should sit down and write a post. Myself: The kitchen is dirty. I: Let's google aardvarks. What struck me recently was the sheer amount of maddening determination it has taken to get me to [...]


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Posts with the purpose of style and structure assignments.

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Answers on whatever ails you. Almost.
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Latest Releases

Posts newly created in all categories and tags combined.

Nestled in Notes

August 18th, 2019 7:23pm|0 Comments

Class Week 8 (Originally Class Week 0 – Orientation) I’m doing something a little different here today. I don’t think I’ve done it yet, on this blog before. It is likely people do it all [...]

Purposeful Pacing

August 14th, 2019 2:05pm|0 Comments

Class Week 7 I’m not so angry anymore. Today. I’m not so angry anymore and to be quite honest it’s a relief because being angry is exhausting. It’s like holding your breath or screaming at [...]

The Anger Apothecary

July 31st, 2019 3:25pm|0 Comments

Class Week 5 Everything is wrong. First the buddy system, (see previous post The Willingness to Walk Away), then class today. I tried to speak up to ask a question on the webinar, and no [...]