Stress Salad – Part 1

I have trouble knowing what I should be stressed about.  There’s always the question when you have major depressive disorder if it’s the depression talking or real, honest-to-goodness stress. For instance, I started a DJ shift at work this week.  It’s sort of a trial run.  The station program director was listening and critiquing my […]

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Asking Mother Nature for a Face Punch

…Also known as whitewater rafting, which I did last Thursday.  It was my brother’s idea.  He decided the best way for us to get to know his girlfriend was to spend 8 hours in rubber raft together, all seriously assessing our level of sanity. It turned out to be a lot more effective, and fun, […]

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Being “Fun Size”

I’ve never really thought of myself as short until last month.  Oh, I knew I was shorter than most of my friends and family, but I just assumed they were tall.  Even when one of my past boyfriends called me a pixie, I just assumed it was because he was bigger than me. I mean, […]

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Drink Up

My go to drink of choice is a Bloody Mary.  Aside from just liking the taste, I think something about it fits my personality – a little spicy, pretty healthy, enough kick to keep things interesting and probably an acquired taste. That being said, it’s easy to screw up a Bloody Mary.  If you make […]

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Water

Several weeks ago I started having severe dry-eye issues.  Not one to immediately run to the doctor before I’ve tried to fix it myself, I decided to narrow down the cause in a scientific-ish manner, by changing a single factor that might be contributing at a time.  If changing that factor proved to make no […]

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You Don’t Owe the World An Explanation

I get tired of screens, so instead of looking at my phone while waiting to see the various doctors I haul myself to, I leaf through whatever magazines they have lying around.  I prefer National Geographic and WebMD, but sometime all I’m stuck with are the usual run of fashion and decorating magazines. I read these to annoy myself.  Okay, […]

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Somebody Hand Me A Shovel

So, this week’s pretty much gone tits up and its only Wednesday afternoon. Were do I start?  Saturday afternoon, where I spend five hours at work, most of dressed as a giant frog?  Last Monday, when I received a letter from the IRS telling me someone else has used my Social Security Number to get […]

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