Category: Everyday Life

I Don’t Know

I had another post in mind to write today and it was even a little bit funny. And then a bit of real life entered my little world and this post is in response to that reality. I don’t know. I don’t know why bad things happen to good people. I don’t know why some…

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Possibilities

Yea!  I’m writing three days in a row. Things must be going better. That’s not the only sign.  Optimism is definitely the word of the day. My laundry room has been tidy and clean for over a week… and I’m able to see and appreciate the tidiness and organization instead of the unfinished plywood covering…

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A “What If-er”

  Mood swings, irritability, frustration, guilt and self-recrimination.  That seems to be my constant lately. Some days I wonder if it’s worth the effort of maintaining any sense of optimism. Some days, hope is hard to come by. And then, something happens that turns things around and lightens the load… On Mondays, I teach a…

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I am writing today because writing is a good thing for me to do…not because I can think of anything that really needs to be said. That parallels my day today also.  I am doing what needs to be done although none of it seems to be particularly important or relevant. I washed clothes so that…

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Today

Okay, maybe recovery from a depressive episode isn’t a one and done deal… And maybe honesty with oneself about how hard life has been is a good idea… I think I’m really back in the light again this time. I feel good. I’m writing. The past days have been about rest and art and changing…

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Another Monday

Monday.  The first day of another working week.  A fresh start.  A new day. Today, I am battling the effects of a couple of new medications.  All I want to do is sleep. This could be a side effect that will eventually go away or it could be a sign that the new anti-anxiety med is…

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Ugh.

Or maybe Yuck. One word to describe the way I feel physically and emotionally. I’m still tired and coughing.  It doesn’t help that the weather is changing every hour. Hot enough to wear a t-shirt and shorts going barefoot one day. Then a t-shirt, flannel shirt, sweater, jeans and socks the next. Can’t the temperature…

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