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JusJoJan & SoCS — The Long What

What do I wanna write? Hm. Maybe just some rambling. It’s Stream of Consciousness Saturday and I do feel a bit purge-y. I put my canvas slip-on shoes away and I’ve rubbed oil into my skin and my bottom lip … Continue reading

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That Time I Almost Became A Semi-Sandwich

I have often alluded to one of my PTSD incidents, the one regarding driving in the rain at night, but I questioned whether I’d ever write about it publicly. Manee wrote a post that triggered my wretched anxiety about it, … Continue reading

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Anxiety — When It’s Time to Go

Before we left for vacation, I tried to touch on the angst of anxiety disorder before a trip. I wanted to go into detail about what that’s actually like for so many of us whose brains overshoot theĀ adrenaline. This isn’t … Continue reading

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Don’t Fuck with My Pillows

On Monday, I was a victim of a great tragedy. I woke up with a crick in my neck and soon discovered I had beenĀ sleeping on The Mister’s pillows instead of my own. It was all very Princess and the … Continue reading

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She said WHAT?!?

Not too long ago, one of my online friends, friend of a friend, asked me if I would mention her friend’s friend’s kid’s fundraiser on my blog. My immediate thought was “Hell no!” I mean, did she not even read … 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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In a Nutshell? I Am a Nutshell

Yesterday, I committed the late afternoon to hanging out in the back of the house to do laundry. I KNOW! Will the excitement never end?!? I had a bowl of pistachios. I eat pistachios on the regular, as well as … Continue reading

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Oh What a Night!

This is the story of The Night Before Thanksgiving 2005. When I tell this story, I can see people squirming with disbelief. My big kids were with other family, and my husband was away at Ft. Knox, so I have … Continue reading

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Smoke and Mirrors

Pursuant to my recent discovery of the antique mirror behind my furnace, I grew more curious about the other old mirror that came with the house. There’s an ornate oval mirror in the main bath, and its antiquing is much … 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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