The above is a quote from my acupuncturist. I was laying on the table in the beginning of the session and describing the last few days. It turns out that one of my most commonly said sentences begins with, "I knew I should have rested but,". I know I do it, the decision in my … Continue reading I’m Sensing a Theme Here
ouch Today was a highly unusual day for me. To begin, Hannah waited until 7:30am to get us out of bed, a record. Moving on to breakfast, I was trying to cut my beloved bagel like Einstein's does for thintastic, when I had a brain glitch and used the knife like an idiot Hello flap … Continue reading Ouch, Warmth, Surprise!
Today I had peace in the form of sugar & screen. I had a return to myself for a few brief hours that has me calm with a smile hours later. All hail baking and the magic that was released into the world and the available screens: Love Actually. Even just hearing the theme music … Continue reading Love, Baking, & Bipolar
Good Morning!!! Welcome to your day! I know you're a little groggy, but we'll get started right away, just catch up. Your big water cup is on your nightstand, have a sip. I did say sip, not guzzle it until it's empty. Eesh. Let's see the time, there you go, you have your phone and... … Continue reading Life on the Side
The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions. Ralph Waldo Emerson The above quote is one I've carried with me my entire life. It was on a framed poster in our home for years and it continued to speak to me as I lived and grew up. I could … Continue reading The Insane Perspective
Doctors and I share a checkered past thanks to two idiots 15 years ago and two idiots this last year. If only I could get over the anxiety whenever I see anyone medical. I was nuts all morning because I had a med appointment at 2pm. I was already worried because I wanted a faster … Continue reading Alexia vs. The Doctors
The holidays are stressful. This is a widely known, felt, humorized, fact. This is hard for everyone. Typical people have problems all their own. Their nervous system takes a hit, they suffer headaches, panic attacks, inflammation of arteries, endocrine system issues, and GI problems. (some help here) If you add in mental illness, those get … Continue reading Bipolar vs. Holidays, Now with Sarcasm