I just got off the phone with Social Security to report that I have stopped working. Some people in my life know that last month, April, I tried to work. And I really tried. I ended up in bed for a week and a half. Utterly exhausted, I wasn’t showering or brushing my teeth and … Read moreI Gave It My Best Shot
I’m going to share with you some things that have been kept quiet in my family for many years. It starts with my first memory. My first memory is of my dad beating my mom. It’s a sad memory and I’ve rarely told it to many people. I can still see my mom, in desperation, … Read moreTranscending My First Memory
It’s been 5 days since I started my new diet and exercise regimen. So far, I have lost 4 pounds. I am taking this routine a little simpler than I have in the past. There’s no pressure to lose weight, no external forces weighing upon me to shed pounds. It’s simply something I want to … Read moreFour Pounds in Five Days
Here’s a good article about self-care on a budget. I have done (and do) all of these things.