Tuesday, June 24 2014
Today is my 56th birthday. My 87-yr old mother wanted me to spend the day with her. So I went over there for about 3 hours this morning. A friend is taking me out to lunch.
Mom had about 5 presents to give me. She always includes something from the past, like a piece of her mother's jewelry, or a spoon holder that... Read more
Sunday, June 15 2014
First of all, I am not talking about YOU. I am not pointing a finger at anyone else or lecturing. Only making observations about myself.One reason depression is a double-whammy: I not only feel downcast and hopeless, but I broadcast the good news. “Extra, Extra, Read All About It!” Not that anyone would have to... Read more
Thursday, June 05 2014
I know this will sound like a purely hypothetical and unrealistic question, but it isn't. I am intelligent, competent, of sufficient vocabulary and interpretive skills to hear instructions and/or read them and know what to do next.
But somehow if I am tired, anxious, feeling confused, it's not unusual for me to quickly reach a... Read more
Wednesday, June 04 2014
I feel like I'm writing home to Mom when I post here. Except I don't tell Mom everything anymore. Like some of the things below:
I have been very sick. Losing weight, no appetite, anemia, fatigue, GI distress, joint pain, along with the usual suspects like depression.
Monday morning I woke up feeling... Read more