Throughout my marriage, two of my husband's most-used phrases have driven me crazy. The first (as in the one which appeared earliest and has been used most often) is "It is what it is." The second, which appeared only a few years ago, is "You don't know what you don't know" and, oddly enough, this … Continue reading Annoyingly Profound, Part 2: “You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know”
I envy them, their branches swaying, rocking, swirling, bouncing, Entranced by the music in the breeze, flexing and bowing against the rushing, whooshing rhythms from ancient times, from around the earth Winds as old as life, as constant as music in memory. Skirts of brown and green and gray lifting, flying, swirling, lying. And … Continue reading Tribal Dance
Going on about 40 years ago, I was diagnosed as bipolar. Today, I don't know whether that diagnosis was correct or not because I've chosen to live my life the way I'm going to live it regardless. So in this post, I'm going to talk a little about my choices for medicating and not medicating. … Continue reading My No-Medication Journey to Emotional Health and Well-Being
While I've been seeking out all manner of information about blogging since creating Proof of My Existence, I came across an article discussing whether or not a blogger needs a niche, which I do not have and I doubt I'll ever have. The author said, "You definitely need a niche. And remember, nobody wants to … Continue reading Are Personal Bloggers “Whining”?
Update to this post: Before you read this, know that I did get through the day. And the next and the next and so on. I know this will happen again. I had to remind myself that I'm allowed to feel grief and that it will come back at unexpected moments. It's okay. I'm still … Continue reading A Bad Day of Grief