Well my reprieve was nice while it lasted. I woke up this morning very anxious. I found out my son has been not truthful when hanging out with friends. I still haven’t talked to him about I’m so disappointed and I feel like a failure trusting him. Then there is work. I hate this limbo.Continue reading “reprieve”

update Wednesday July 6 16

It looks like I start my new position on the fifteenth. It can’t get here quick enough. I still have a ton of filling to do. Ugh. It looks like the week after I start being on call. I was hoping to get a whole month off on call. Oh well. I see my newContinue reading “update Wednesday July 6 16”


I’m anxious today. I can’t figure out why. I am obsessed with something bad happening to our new puppy. I’m scared we won’t be able to potty train him. Sitting here I think my anxiety is guilt manifesting. I keep thinking in between obsessive puppy thoughts all the things I’ve put my family through financiallyContinue reading “Anxious”

Seeing the positives

I received a very kind comment that I am stuck in the negative mind frame. I think the person is right. Sometimes we need others to point the obvious out. So I’m taking a moment to think of the positives. I get paid Tuesday so I can finish Christmas shopping. I get to live anotherContinue reading “Seeing the positives”

A chuckle

For some reason I found this funny. I thought I’d share cuz maybe you will too. I went and saw my grandmother today and hung out for coffee with a friend. It was hard to socialize but I’m glad I did it. I didn’t even take a nap today. I couldn’t quite my mind longContinue reading “A chuckle”

Always thinking

I woke up this morning thinking of a past situation. I realized I was being silly even thinking about it. I’m sure that person doesn’t think of me. Why do our minds belabor the past? Then I about had a panic attack on the way to work. I had to take some medicine to calmContinue reading “Always thinking”

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