Tag Archives: health

The Crud

The Mister and I are sick with the crud. We know it’s the crud because we watched Sassy go through the crud last week and we probably got her crud not from affectionating her, but by collecting her cruddy tissues. … Continue reading

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Share Your World #50

What is your favorite smell? What memory does it remind you of? That’s too hard and also I’m too weird. Smell is highly evocative for me. I’m one of those people who smells everything. My most recent sniff was the smell of … Continue reading

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Sensitive Everything, Sensitive Gut

“Is it ever a good time to get sick?” The Mister asks me. “Yes. Last week would have been a better week to get sick, thanks. Not a single important thing happened last week.” Last night before bed, I felt … Continue reading

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I AM The Rock and Paper Beats Rock

While NaNo-ing my fucking brains out, I’ve come to several conclusions, which I will now word vomit all up in this mofo, in no particular order, like I can even think coherently and shit. People speak in fragments. Fragments are … Continue reading

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All Your Good Juju are Belong to Me

This last week, I’ve been entertaining my nephews. Okay, that’s not really true, because mostly, my nephews entertain my girls, and then no one fights and I win! I love my nephews. They’re probably better than your nephews. While I … Continue reading

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A is for Anxiety

People ask me all the time how to get rid of anxiety, how to reduce it, and whatnot, so I thought I’d make a big list of everything I’ve done that made a difference to me. I’ve gone from anxiety … Continue reading

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Better than A Scaredy Cat, Not quite as Awesome as a Duck…

I’m winning at anxiety. I’m not going to declare I’ve won. I don’t even know if that’s possible. But I do know that I’m feeling…normal? normal-er? better? Let’s stick to better. It’s been about three years since I was diagnosed. … Continue reading

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In the Dark

While the sun is up, doing dishes in front of the kitchen window is so pleasant. But at night, I don’t like it. The impression is creepy; me, with the light shining over my head, and darkness on the other … Continue reading

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Who’s Afraid of Oatmeal?

One of the first things sufferers of anxiety need to learn is not to ask why we’re having anxiety.  The truth is, people with anxiety usually ask whys of everything, and so not asking why we’re having anxiety is a … Continue reading

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Oh the Happy!

Pardon me, while I wrestle with my happiness. So sorry, beg pardon. Let’s begin with the fact that I sleep well. Granted, my in-laws are older people, so while it’s 72 or so downstairs it’s 108 upstairs. I’m more of … Continue reading

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