I sometimes listen to the segments on radio stations where the DJs ask callers to phone in with their answers to the question, “What is the worst Christmas present you’ve ever received?” I did not have a recent example so I listened as caller after caller told their tales of the worst presents. Some of… Continue reading When Life Gives You Limes, Make Lemonade
I usually start the holiday season with grand plans like I’m going to get the tree up before the end of Thanksgiving weekend, I’m going to make 80 batches of cookies and create custom plates for all the neighbors, I’m going to put up enough lights to show up on a Google satellite picture, I’m… Continue reading It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year?
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage… ~Lao Tzu It is November now and birthday season has begun in my house. It has been known as ‘birthday season’ for as long as I remember–it’s the time of year when 4/5 of my family has a birthday between… Continue reading Regretful Time of Year
In this week’s version of 52 Weeks: 52 Ways to Love Your (Wild) Self, my homework was to find 15 minutes per day and use those minutes for myself in any way I choose. I could sit and stare off into space. I could exercise, daydream, take a very quick nap, escape to my room… Continue reading My 15 Minutes of Fame
Yeah, I’m a week behind in my #5Things4Me challenge. Why? Because I have such a hard time doing things for myself, and it’s not as if I don’t want to, it’s just that I get tired, busy, or stretched way too thin so the things that I’ve set aside for me get pushed off the… Continue reading #5Things4 Me — September 23, 2013
In today’s post, I would like to suggest adding post-departum depression to the DSM VI as a certifiable mental health condition. Why? Because for two years in a row, I’ve been suffering with this affliction. I wouldn’t have mentioned it had it not happened two consecutive years. Needless to say, I am looking forward to… Continue reading Post-Departum Depression