If I were an actor in a play, I would be asking the director that question. Seriously, I am not sure why I am doing the things I am doing. That being said, some things are clear. I travel to my day job because they have fantastic health benefits. This is worth the time and trouble of the long commute. I eat, and bath, do my laundry and make a fire in the woodstove to … [Read more...] about What is my motivation?
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Ok, so I’m not jumping out of bed yet. But after the past six months of often resisting getting out from under the covers, this is real progress. I mean, “alert the media” kind of stuff. The crazy (can I use that word?) part about this is I did not know for a while that I had plateaued. It’s a whole lot easier to see that from the outside looking in. You’ll recall … [Read more...] about I can’t believe I’m getting out of bed when the alarm clock rings
Thank you for all our bounty. I am traveling today. By the time this is posted, I will have arisen around 4:30 AM, driven two hours to the airport and boarded a plane for Boston. By 10 AM, we will be in Boston to celebrate Thanksgiving. Spending the day with family, we will be flying home on Friday. Pretty much a one and done day. But well worth it. Others with … [Read more...] about Happy Thanksgiving
Growing up, I was the kid excited about the upcoming holidays. It wasn’t always the presents, though that was certainly a factor. After all, I was a child. I remember the Sears Christmas catalog coming in the mail. I would dog-ear pages and make sure Santa knew that I was good, so the odds of me getting something for Christmas favored me. Often, it was traveling to visit … [Read more...] about My love/hate relationship with holidays
It was totally unexpected. I guess I had secretly hoped it would happen but was very guarded in my expectations. It has been five days since my Psychiatrist increased my Prozac from 20 mg to 40 mg daily. My instructions are to let him know in 3 weeks how I am feeling, sooner if there are noticeable side effects. Well, this morning I noticed a welcome side … [Read more...] about I bumped into my old self this morning