Anxiety is a bitch. If you’ve experienced it, you know it can be triggered by something big…or insignificant…or come on without warning and for no reason. You just feel freaking nervous…and anxious…and like something bad is about to happen…and you can’t breathe good…and there’s some weird fear thing happening…and you shake a little…. Ridiculous. Today,Continue reading “Like Pouring Gas On Anxiety”
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It’s more than just coffee!
When I come into the kitchen in the morning, my coffee is already made. Keith fixes up the pot while he makes his espresso in his machine. Although sort of a tiny thing, it feels peaceful. I feel loved. The day to come may be filled with absolute madness, but in that moment, all isContinue reading “It’s more than just coffee!”
Tourettes is hard.
My 13 year old, Brady, went in to the orthodontist’s office this morning with plenty of anxiety and a lot of tics. I did not go in with her, which is pretty routine, as she was just having a retainer seated. As a result of her anxiety, she walked into the office making some soundsContinue reading “Tourettes is hard.”
Hierarchy of Leftover Candy Standards
Have a bag of leftover candy from a party? Christmas? Valentine’s Day? Here’s how it always works out… Supreme Candy Preference (Highest Standard) This candy will be eaten first. When you need a pick-me-up, yummy treat, and optimal dopamine boost, it’s your go-to. In this case, I choose Almond Joy. Don’t come at me. AlmondContinue reading “Hierarchy of Leftover Candy Standards”
We can be different if you’re nice. If you’re nice, we can be friends. If we are friends, you can expect my loyalty, grace, and support. We can be different if you’re not nice. If you’re not nice, we can’t be friends. If we are not friends, you can (oddly) still expect my loyalty, grace,Continue reading “Different. Nice.”
Leave A Bottle Day… Let’s go!
In case you didn’t know, you need to hit the road. It’s national “Leave A Bottle of Wine on the Porch of a Friend Who’s Struggling Day”. 🍷 If you see it here on social media, it must be true, right? I mean “Daughter’s Day” caught on, and that’s never been a thing. Anyway…I’m stillContinue reading “Leave A Bottle Day… Let’s go!”
It’s a beautiful day, and I’m thankful for a whole lot of stuff. What about y’all? I’ve got coffee…and a few groceries. I think we’re having chili for supper, because I’ve got the stuff to make that. My hubs is the freaking cutest. He’s smart and kind, too, and a good kisser. He’s hard workingContinue reading “Thankful today.”
Low Carb Quest / Egg Salad
I’m off carbs, right?! I haven’t bitten anyone yet, and I’m in a decidedly good mood, all things considered. I made this Egg Salad recipe I found on Pinterest yesterday, and today I’m having the leftovers. If you like egg, if you ever need a potato salad substitute, or if you need a side dishContinue reading “Low Carb Quest / Egg Salad”
Things I Learned Today / Sunday, August 15, 2021
Things I learned today… I started to crochet a blanket last night, and I had forgotten how much I loved it. While I was yarning over and hooking and turning, I realized that a crocheted blanket is one continuous string of yarn that is continuously looped and pulled to make stitch after stitch. The stitchesContinue reading “Things I Learned Today / Sunday, August 15, 2021”
Let yourself go?
What do y’all think it means if you’ve “let yourself go”? Are you eating ice cream straight from the carton, curled up on the couch in sweats, most weekends? Girl. Took a shower…maybe yesterday? Sister. Wear your husband’s old, holey softball tournament tshirt and faded leggings…with Uggs… to the grocery store? Sweet Friend. We doContinue reading “Let yourself go?”