Category Archives: mental health

Doing Something Right

Doctor’s appointment today. Just my every-three-month check on my blood pressure and diabetes. I was curious how well the weight loss is going. I lost 30 pounds in the last three months! For the first time in over twenty years, … Continue reading

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Further Adventures of A and J (Grafton Lakes 27 September 2020)

With everything that did NOT happen this summer, (Canal Fest, Steamboat Rally, Tugboat Roundup,etc etc) I REALLY needed to get away from the city, from the people, and go somewhere green and at least a little wild. I didn’t have … Continue reading

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July and Still Crazy

I am over-heated, disgusted, depressed, aggravated, sore, and stressed. I miss my husband and daughter. I miss having places to go and things to do that are fun. I need a vacation… someplace cool and green and shady, with either … Continue reading

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Tired and Worried

I am tired of having to follow extra rules to keep my coworkers, family, and customers safe… when there are so many who don’t seem to give a damn about anyone but themselves. This is NOT “the flu”. Science understands … Continue reading

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I Am Not Alright part 2: Priorities

I thought about just editing yesterday’s post to add this; then I decided no. Yes, it is part of the same thread, but at the same time, it isn’t. Depression saps you. I have a list of things I want … Continue reading

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I Am Not Alright

One of the ladies in the Writing Community on Twitter routinely asks us how we are doing, including our mental health. I am not alright, Katie. I am keeping my head above water, just barely; I am having to budget … Continue reading

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Rainy Days and Sundays

Okay, so this afternoon is both. I was/am sorta antsy, so Mom and I took a walk…and of course, it was starting to rain when we walked out the door. I needed to get out. She just went to keep … Continue reading

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In Need of a Break

Local politics, world politics, work, the lack of social civility….. I need a vacation. A few days in the mountains, or on the shore, with limited (anti) social media. A chance to detox, recharge the batteries, reconnect with myself. Maybe … Continue reading

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