All Of A Sudden Oppressed

I usually do not write more than one blog a day but I just came back from Aldi and I had an experience so I thought I would share it while it was fresh in my mind. . . About the only place I go to anymore is the grocery store. I mask up, grabContinue reading “All Of A Sudden Oppressed”

Set On Repeat

Many people suffer from Bipolar. I say SUFFER because that is exactly what people with serious mental disorders do – they suffer. Before they are diagnosed they are not sure why they are thinking and feeling the way they do. After they are diagnosed they have to grapple with the feeling of “not being normal”Continue reading “Set On Repeat”

Staycation!

I guess I needed some more relaxation time. I loved being with my husband at the beach with BFF #1 -JoAnne and her man, but I wanted some more. Greedy, aren’t I? As it turned out my sister was going on her first post vaccination vacation with her boyfriend so I volunteered to catsit/housesit. HerContinue reading “Staycation!”

Self Awareness Is Painful

Self Awareness is an important aspect of being a good human. To have conscious knowledge of one’s own character, feelings, motives and desires is painful but in the end I think it makes you a better person in the long run. I want to talk about this pain today because I have it in spadesContinue reading “Self Awareness Is Painful”

Sleep Disorders

What are Sleep disorders? The CDC has called insufficient sleep a public health epidemic. According to them 50-70 MILLION Americans suffer from a sleep disorder. Lack of sleep can impact health in many ways. It can contribute to heart disease, diabetes and depression. My husband was diagnosed with sleep apnea. I started reading about itContinue reading “Sleep Disorders”

Landscaping Part III

Stones were delivered today! I bought Tennessee river rock small pebbles, a variety of bigger river rocks/stones and gorgeous natural edging stones in complementing colors from Soil Toppers in Fuquay Varina, NC. I rounded up some young kids to help me haul the rocks so I do not injure myself. My 4 helpers aged 11,Continue reading “Landscaping Part III”

He Makes It So

Friends come in all different manners. You have your BFF (or two or three if you are lucky like JoAnne). You have work friends, acquaintances, drinking friends, running friends, mommy group friends, old friends, new friends, etc. They all have special places in your heart and/or life and we value them all because we knowContinue reading “He Makes It So”

WHY is there no I in TEAM?

Someone recently commented to me that he did not feel like we were a TEAM. That got me to thinking. What exactly IS a team, really? One noun definition is that a team is a group of players forming one side in a competitive game or sport. The verb definition is to come together toContinue reading “WHY is there no I in TEAM?”

Punishing Children

I definitely spare the rod with my children. As a child of an abusive Mother who regularly used physical punishment for every infraction, I was determined to end that cycle. Other than a playful slap on the booty on their way up the stairs or a stern smack on the hand or arm if theyContinue reading “Punishing Children”