Hello, Friends! It's been awhile. It's hard to write, work, care-take, AND get the fifteen-plus hours of sleep I need when I bite the bullet and go back on antidepressants. Since I last wrote, I had a promising appointment with a new doctor, and I've been taking a low-dose of Lexapro for three weeks. I … Continue reading Down With the Lexapro Flu
I've shared in previous posts that I'm slogging through what feels like a significant depression. I feel like I can't move myself and trudge through the daily tasks. The simplest things take what feels like a herculean effort, and lately I'm just not up for any of it. Then there's the anger. So much anger. … Continue reading Does the Why Even Matter?
Friends. We have to talk. I need your help and input. I am knee-deep in my past life - in the form of pictures, wedding announcements, baby bracelets my children wore in the hospital. For the love of Elton John, y'all. It is getting so real in this organizing fiasco that is supposed to make … Continue reading Dealing With All the Past Life Fashizzle.
Perhaps I should start posting on Friday and call it the Friday Rant. Who am I kidding...it would have to be the Weekly Rant because I can't seem to commit to a particular day... _______________________________________________________________ I'm still in a bit of a state. Shortly after my last post, I felt worlds better. (Thank you to … Continue reading Serious Ponderings…Though it Might be the Worst Idea Ever
Hello, my dear Grief Happens readers. I've missed you! I'm fighting the urge to vomit out everything that's going on in my life. I mean...I want to share, but it feels like too much. Not too much in the normal way that I typically feel like it's all too much, though. This feels heavier and … Continue reading A Quick Check-in…
I have to deal with something I don't want to, and it's taking entirely too much of my energy. Before starting this blog post I was working through various tasks -- household stuff, other writing projects, planning the week out in my head, moving through my morning. But I was having trouble focusing on anything … Continue reading Know Thyself: The PTA Volunteer Dilemma
I wasn't planning to post today, but when I ran across two posts from one of my all-time favorite ADHD bloggers, I had to share. This site, Grief Happens, is a mixed bag, and although I started it years ago as a place to discuss grief and to work on my personal healing process, there … Continue reading ADHD and 18 Channels
I have 12+ posts hanging out in my drafts folder that I'm not even feeling remotely inspired to complete at the moment. I also desperately need to write. I need to put words on paper like a cranky child needs a protein snack and a two-hour nap. And for those non-parents reading...that is dire. So … Continue reading Summer in Review – Part 1
How's that for a title? Let's jump right in, shall we? I'm taking a respite from the meds that make my brain work, not exactly by choice. When I went to pick up my refill, I was informed that I hadn't had an actual appointment in six months and this would have to happen before … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Scrawny Chick With ADD Who Takes Controlled Substances
Where to begin . . . I realized on Tuesday, during the bewitching hour (that would be anytime from 5ish pm until my little ones are deeply slumbering), that Wednesday was a holiday. Which means. . . NO SCHOOL! I'm slowing getting used to a new school schedule that's vastly different from our former school … Continue reading Parenting Is Like That Old-School Rap Song From Eighth Grade