Category Archives: challenges

I’m so….ratchet?

Yesterday, I sort of got into some Facebook drama. Unintentionally, but it happened. I was sitting in the waiting room of the x-ray department at the hospital we took Nolan to for his gastro issues (he needed an x-ray of … Continue reading

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Happening Lately

Guess who came home a couple days early? Last Monday, I got a message from Matt’s boss telling me they managed to change the flight arrival time from the 15th at 11:38pm to the 13th at 11:38pm. I didn’t tell … Continue reading

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Strange Place

I have been in a strange place lately. Getting momentum and motivation to go about my day has become a challenge. I just want to sleep in. I’m sure, I hope that all parents have days like that…days where they … Continue reading

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Harder to Breathe

Today has been an…interesting day. I emphasized the word “interesting”, because I mean it’s difficult but I somehow feel…less…to confess that. But…it is difficult. Very difficult. I have been trying to keep myself busy and distracted…but the thoughts seep in … Continue reading

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On Competing

I suppose, in a couple ways, that it’s good to be competitive. It’s good to strive for more, to want more. It’s motivational to be competitive. But there are good ways to be competitive, and then there are bad ways … Continue reading

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Depression Tells You

I am often at war with my own thoughts. I know that sounds silly, and I suppose, to those who don’t suffer from mental illness, that it is funny. How could you be at war with your own thoughts? Just … Continue reading

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Too Much

I am doing too much. This is evident by how swollen my right heel/foot/leg is. It screams slow down, stop doing so much…but I’m not very good at listening. I try, but it’s hard to give my body the breaks … Continue reading

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