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A Wonderful Staycation!

My husband had the week off last week and it was truly one of the best “vacation” weeks I’ve had in a long time. We actually had a “staycation”, and didn’t travel anywhere except to San Francisco. We walked across the Golden Gate Bridge on Valentine’s Day and we couldn’t have asked for better weather…
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Death I am not afraid of, but life is to be lived!

I’ve decided that the main reason why I have difficulty talking to other people and speaking up in groups (even small groups) is fear. I am also very self-conscious, but I think self-consciousness is fear of what other people think about me – even if I’m just saying hello to a cashier at a grocery…
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An Invincible Spring

Once in the midst of a seemingly endless winter, I discovered within myself an invincible  spring. This is a great quote that I found on Facebook, and it really expresses how I feel about my experience over the past few years. I was in a truly disheartening state of mind and had little hope –…
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Finding Encouragement in Life

We had our first couples therapy session last night and I think it went really well. I’m really glad John and I are starting couples therapy together. I took Savannah for a walk earlier today, and I barely heard a single voice. I heard a brief shout once but that was about it. It was…
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Having a Bad Headache

I’ve had a bad headache since Sunday. I keep taking Advil, but it doesn’t help. This morning I sent my doctor an email to see what she recommends. I am hoping that these periodic headaches don’t worsen and become full-blown migraines. My dad suffers from migraines, but I never have. When I get headaches like…
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