Monthly Archives: March 2013

My Memoir Manuscript Draft is Finished!

I finally finished editing my memoir manuscript yesterday. I now have a more or less complete first draft, but I know there’s still a lot of work to do. I sent out a few chapters to my immediate family members for feedback and I’m hoping that I’ll eventually be able to get feedback on the […]

A Great Visit With My Brother’s Family!

I had a bad headache & toothache last Thursday and didn’t make it to my monthly Buddhist discussion meeting. My toothache went away when I replaced my cracked night guard, and my headache slowly diminished until it had faded away completely by Sunday. I picked up my brother’s family on Friday morning and we had […]

Giving Myself Time for “Thought Venting”

The voices have been less present and less intrusive in my life over the past few days – especially over the weekend. John and I went out for breakfast Saturday morning at the Farmer’s Market in downtown Sunnyvale and had a great time meandering slowly amongst the fruit and vegetable stands. The market has everything […]

Shine Like the Sun!

I went to a Buddhist study meeting last night and we finished up our study guide in preparation for our upcoming exam. Studying about Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism is important for us because we really need to understand what we’re practicing. This way we won’t be easily discouraged and we will be able to explain this […]

Brain Training Takes Constant Effort!

Monday night John and I went to our couples therapy session with Pete. We had a good session, although the sessions are one and a half hours compared to the previous 50 minute session I was used to for individual therapy. Still, I really feel like couples therapy is a great thing for both of […]