Author Archives: Tessa

About Tessa

Teresa (Tessa) Smeigh is now in her 60's and still going strong despite her disabilities affecting both physical and mental abilities. She has bipolar disorder (mental), Fibromyalgia (nerves), degenerative disc disease (spine), and arthritis (joints). Despite that she is active in Mental Health Advocating, writing for www.IBPF.org (volunteer for non-profit) and has 5 blog posts already published by them. She is also working on 2 fiction books (mysteries). She keeps her blog filled with useful content, daily devotionals (She is a Christian), stories and poems. Plenty to keep you busy. She has also been interviewed by blogs and had other posts published on many different blogs. She has 3 blogs so far http://www.tessacandoit.com and http://www.finallyawriter.com and http://www.sunnythoughtsandprayers.wordpress.com She is from Deptford, NJ. Her family and blogs keep her busy.

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Apr. 29/17 – yard

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Apr. 29/17 Yard is the word and yardstick is my choice this week. I have had a yard stick from a company where we used to live. I asked my son if he … Continue reading

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Weekly Smile Week 69 – Grandson, boot camp and meritorious PFC promotion

Weekly Smile Week 69 – Grandson, boot camp and meritorious PFC promotion I was supposed to go with my daughter to pick up her son the new US Marine. I can’t make it, but seeing a copy of the program … Continue reading

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Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 31 – PEACE & TEAR

Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 31 – PEACE & TEAR By Teresa Smeigh April 2017 Peace settled slowly Over the dark, war-torn lands. Tears glistened in eyes.

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Three Word Wednesday 529 – Shadorma

by Teresa Smeigh April 2017 Rebel man! Why must you sit there? Shady tree, Blocks the sun. Pluck the chickens, that’s your job! Put down the guitar. Pluck, verb: remove, pick (off), pull (off/out), extract, take (off),  pull (at), tug … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 528 – Shadorma

by Teresa Smeigh April 2017 Oafish boy! Nameless, who is he? Meander, All Over. No one wants to help him out! Helpless, ignored, stalled.   Three Word Wednesday.: 3WW Week No. 515 Meander, verb: zigzag, wind, twist, turn, curve, curl, … Continue reading

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Weekly Smile Week 64 – fixed my phone myself

Weekly Smile Week 64 – fixed my phone myself As some of you know I just had to buy a new cell phone because my old one had no storage no matter what I deleted and that included all pictures … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 524 – Haiku

by Teresa Smeigh March 2017 Babyish, not so! Abandoned by the wayside. Cunning, finds his way!   Three Word Wednesday.: 3WW Week No. 524 Abandoned, adjective: deserted, forsaken, cast aside/off; jilted, stranded, rejected; informal dumped, ditched, unused, disused, neglected, idle; … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge #80 – Shadorma

(5) Words: | STRIPE | ABLE | BLUE | COLD | REVEAL | by Teresa Smeigh March 2017 It is cold! My suit is blue striped. Open jacket, Find black stripes. Underneath all the blue stripes. Back to jail if … Continue reading

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #140-twist and shout

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #140-twist and shout Haiku by Teresa Smeigh March 2017 Twist to the left side. Followed by the right side too! Shout with happiness! Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate For Mental And Invisible Illnesses -Author Of … Continue reading

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FFfAW Challenge-Week of March 14, 2017

This week’s photo prompt is provided by Tim Livingston with the blog, The ForesterArtist. Thank you Tim for our photo prompt this week! ************** Abandoned by Teresa Smeigh March 2017 The boys were all avidly listening to the speaker. They … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 522 – Shadorma

by Teresa Smeigh March 2017 Twas painful! Hands tied behind back. Shifty look, Raspy voice. Others joined the group of men, Plans were being made.   Three Word Wednesday.: 3WW Week No. 522 Painful, adjective: sore, hurting, tender, aching, throbbing, … Continue reading

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The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS March 11, 2017 – Short

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: “short.” Use it any way you’d like. Enjoy! Short is a bad word to me. I am only 4′ 11″ tall and called shortie most of my life. I am still … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 521 – Shadorma

by Teresa Smeigh March 2017 Just a nod! He’s mischievous. Call him here. Discipline. Needs obedience training! Won’t stop barking now!   Three Word Wednesday.: 3WW Week No. 521 Mischievous, adjective: naughty, badly behaved, misbehaving, disobedient, troublesome, full of mischief; … Continue reading

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The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Feb 25, 2017 – How

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: “how.” Start your post with the word “How.” Bonus points if you end with it too. Enjoy! How do you withdrawal from drugs? Painfully that is how! I am withdrawing from … Continue reading

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Weekend Coffee Share at www.nerdinthebrain.com – drug withdrawal and YouTube

Weekend Coffee Share at http://www.nerdinthebrain.com – drug withdrawal and YouTube If we were having coffee, I would be having tea or a soda. I don’t drink coffee. I would explain why I haven’t been around much. Thing is I have … Continue reading

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Light and Shade Challenge, Our Write Side – February 14, 2017

I wrote this last week for another prompt and I think it also fits “Wicked Meandering” and so I am combining them with a few changes. Our Write Side’s Master Class Light and Shade Challenge Image from WikiCommons, taken by … Continue reading

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#WeekendCoffeeShare: Still Withdrawing

#WeekendCoffeeShare: Still Withdrawing Thank you for stopping by for coffee or tea. I have spent the last 2 weeks withdrawing from Cymbalta. Still don’t feel too well and have 2 more to withdraw from. I don’t know how long this … Continue reading

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Meet and Greet with Dream Big

It’s the Meet and Greet weekend everyone!! Strap on your party shoes and join the fun! Ok so here are the rules: Leave a link to your page or post in the comments of this post. Reblog this post. It … Continue reading

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#WeekendCoffeeShare: The Pain of weaning off Psych drugs

#WeekendCoffeeShare: The Pain of weaning off Psych drugs First my confession. I don’t drink coffee and I personally don’t have any in the house. If we were having coffee it would be at a coffee shop. I would tell you … Continue reading

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Light and Shade Challenge – Jan 25, 2017 – Dinner

Image from WikiCommons, taken by Andrea Pavenello and used under the Creative Commons Agreement *********Rules Below********* Dinner by Teresa Smeigh January 2017 The kitchen smelled odd and the guests were starting to fidget. They admired the lovely table setting in … Continue reading

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