I turned 45 this week and I celebrated by using a $5 coupon at Taco Bueno, drinking a Mich Ultra Lime Cactus beer and catching up on episodes of House Hunters and House Hunters International. I know. I know. I'm such a party animal. With age comes wisdom and I've become really wise about a… Continue reading Gifts to Myself
When I was Paxilated aka bat shit crazy, I loooooooooooooved coloring my hair. Blonde Ronald McDonald red (oh how I wish I were kidding) Jet Black Every shade of purple under the sun I colored it about every two weeks ... stinking up the house with fumes all the time. People gave me the strangest… Continue reading Growing Out My Glitter
According to Merriam-Webster a Mantra is "a mystical formula of invocation or incantation". I think I use the word more loosely .... I'm sure not invoking anything (unless some crazy spirit wants to bring me boxed wine and make me a corn dog) ... it's just one of my reminders to live in the present,… Continue reading One of My Many Mantras
Some people have great success with antidepressants and if that's you then that's awesome. I was not one of those people. Ten years ago today I became Paxil free. In some ways it seems like just yesterday, in others a lifetime ago. It was a lifetime ago. I'm no longer that person. I see it… Continue reading Ten Years Ago I Tapered Off Antidepressants
A few weeks ago writing this blog became not fun. I started to see posting as a chore, something else on the To Do List that had to get done. I hated that feeling. It's been nearly ten years since I started this blog and I didn't start it with the goal of making money… Continue reading Why Am I Doing This?