I’m spilling out my heart into a word document on my laptop when it closes shop and the paragraphs I have written are lost. OK, so I should be saving as I go. And I should have expected something to happen since the laptop was spending more time buffering than time letting me be productive. I’ve got a big to-do list for today. I don’t have time for my laptop to be a prima … [Read more...] about Can I Smash My Laptop This Morning?
Yes, I was being smug and self-righteous about my assumed success! The 399th blog post I titled: Two Years Later, My Depression Has Lifted. That was April 22nd of this year. I waited almost 6 weeks to write my 400th blog post. There was a feeling I had in April that I was not only in balance but cured. I no longer needed to think about depression or worry about its … [Read more...] about Seriously, I Wasted 2 ½ Months Not Writing About My Depression?
The car was close behind me for a while. In front of me was a tractor trailer. The road is two-lane, but it has a center line to alert drivers when it is ok to pass and when drivers should refrain from passing. For the past few miles, the road has been wiggly and there has been oncoming traffic. Then the oncoming traffic eased, and a short section of passing opened on … [Read more...] about It wasn’t me this time – Road Rage Part IIII
How much time do you spend on self-care? I have been asked that question now for months. I have been jumping and running from one thing to another in my quest to learn all I can about depression. While this has been hugely helpful in understanding and facing depression, it has not left much time for other activities. And it turns out "life keepings happening while I learn … [Read more...] about New thinking is helping me achieve balance in my life
This frustration is getting to be a thing with me. I have written about it twice before. I have thought about it and put it through my WRAP plan checklist to see if I could figure out why I am feeling frustrated while driving. As I’ve said, I had gotten over this once before. And if I could get over New York and New Jersey drivers, surely, I could relax with backroad country … [Read more...] about Why can’t he count? – My Road Rage continues