Tourette Syndrome Life's a Twitch Logo


Haven - Songs

Life's A Twitch! ®




If you are a new visitor, diagnosed with a difference, please read this introduction letter to you.

For all other new visitors, Dr. McKinlay also has a special introduction letter to you.


Nix Your Tics! Front Cover image

Nix Your Tics!

The Second
(E-)dition from "Life's A Twitch! Publishing". Click here to learn more.

Purchase, "Nix Your Tics!"

Purchase, "Nix Your Tics!" for Kindle


To watch the Life's A Twitch! documentary via streaming video, click here.


If you would like to reprint writings from this site, please click here.


Before Signing the Guestbook

Guest Book Icon


Nix Your Tics Facebook Group Nix Your Tics Twitter Feed


To view these song lyrics in .pdf format, please click here.


To return to the 'Songs' archive, please click here.


If you would like to reprint this song, please click here.


 

Life's A Twitch! Celebrating 15 years.
1998 - 2013
Life's A Twitch! Celebrating 15 years.

 

Tryin'

original lyrics performed by Roy Orbison


I work so hard.
To be good.
To be all the things I should.

Then in my head I get caught.
My good intentions are shot.

I screwed up, and don’t know how.

Then our day is hell.
And no one can tell

that I was tryin’ to do well.
Tryin’ to do well.

Again, I atone.
I am worn to the bone.

From always tryin’. Tryin’. Tryin’. Tryin’.
It may be hard to see,
but please don’t give up on me.
I’m really tryin’.

You need to know
I’m not just bad.
Though I’m really sad.

It may not seem this way,
but my heart breaks every day.

Each time I disappoint you.

Now my walls are high,
I’m scared that I could die

tryin’ to do well.
Tryin’ to do well.

Yes I love you.
Your faith will help me to

keep on tryin’. Tryin’. Tryin’. Tryin’.
I’m tryin’. Tryin’.
To do well!

 

©2004, B. Duncan McKinlay, Ph.D., C.Psych.

Top of Page


Home

Presentations

Documentary

"Nix Tics!" Book

Accolades Youth Haven

Writings

Ask Dr. Dunc

Resources

Disclaimer

Contact Links

http://www.lifesatwitch.com/songs_tryin.html
Last updated on October 6, 2017

© 1998 - 2017.  Life's A Twitch!® & design are registered trademarks of B. Duncan McKinlay, Ph.D., C.Psych.

All activities related to Life's A Twitch!® are conducted by B. Duncan McKinlay, Ph.D., C.Psych. in a private capacity and do not represent the Ministry of Children and Youth Services or the Government of Ontario.

Dr. B. Duncan McKinlay's Life's A Twitch!® Site on Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders

d