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Hail

June 2, 2017 admin 0

I self-soothed myself through the hailstorm last night, which, given my heightened nighttime anxiety and PTSD, I consider a notable win. I woke suddenly as […]

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Update on the Foot Saga

May 30, 2017 admin 0

There are conflicting opinions about my foot. The doctor I’ve been seeing since February about it thinks it has not healed at all. Last Monday, […]

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The Hazards of Driving

May 28, 2017 admin 0

Driving is one of my least favorite routine activities. For as much as people complain about the MTA in New York City, the extensive public […]

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Interview

May 27, 2017 admin 0

Interviews rarely scare me. I’ve applied for hundreds of jobs over my working lifetime and gone on dozens of interviews. This is not hyperbole. One […]

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Stunned into Silence

May 24, 2017 admin 0

My selective mutism completely overtook me yesterday. I went several hours without the ability to speak. The little voice I was eventually able to conjure […]

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Phone

May 23, 2017 admin 0

To add to my string of recent falls, I took yet another tumble down some of the stairs yesterday. Thankfully this time, I didn’t cause […]

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The Power of Attitude

May 20, 2017 admin 0

As a young child, I was remarkably upbeat, happy, optimistic, and hopeful about my future and that of the world. Anything seemed possible and I […]

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Comet

May 18, 2017 admin 0

Yesterday was our seven year anniversary of adopting our beloved dog, Comet. I remember the evening; it was a Thursday and Ben picked me up […]

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Web

May 16, 2017 admin 0

I have chronic nightmares. Sometimes they are so realistic and frightening that my brain won’t let my tired body go back to sleep afterward for […]