Last month I noticed that my 14-year-old kitty was pawing at his face, and was uncomfortable after he ate his dinner. I looked in his mouth, and found what looked like an abscess on his gums. I took him to the vet the next day. They told me that it looked like something that was … More Letting go
As I said in one of my earlier posts, my mom moved in with us a couple of years ago to help with, well, everything. I can’t drive anymore, and there were a few months that I could barely get out of bed. She drives the kids to school, picks them up from school, takes … More My OCD is better than your OCD
Earlier this week I submitted the receipts for my kids’ summer camp to the dependent care spending account. Today I got back a denial letter saying that the camp was too “educational” in nature. What the hell?! I had to submit a lot of paperwork in my appeal packet that had to include the original … More Summer camp was too educational. Really?
I had a ridiculous nightmare last night. I think it was brought on by my renewed need to apply for jobs this week. The nightmare had me at an interview at my previous job, with people who I have broken contact with, and would never like to see again. The scenarios kept repeating, just slightly … More Nightmares won’t stop me
In May of 2015, it had been a year since I quit my job. We had been living off of one income, and I needed to make a decision about going back to work, or applying for Social Security. The problem was that I had just had another seizure the month before, and I was … More Decisions and applications
These last couple of years I have had to put a lot of thought into what I’m capable of doing on a day to day basis. There are many factors that go into my decisions, but the most important thing for me to remember is that it isn’t consistent. There are weeks or months where … More Knowing my limits
Over the last couple of years one of the biggest things that takes up my time is keeping track of everything. Keeping track of my kids’ schedules, my doctor appointments, my prescriptions, the groceries, my illnesses, my sleep patters, my pain levels, the food that I eat, and so many other things. Luckily there are … More Keeping track of everything