A Blast From the Past

Well, the “year of firsts” following the loss of my husband is about to come to an end. The anniversary is next Thursday, July 13th, but it’s the night of the 12th that will haunt me forever. I remember, as if it happened yesterday, the horror of watching him writhe in pain and throw upContinue reading “A Blast From the Past”

The Golden Turd Syndrome

My friend Jesse just got back from his appointment with my psychiatrist this afternoon (and I’m telling you, I’d better start getting some discounts for all the business I’m sending him!) with a new diagnosis of “golden turd syndrome”. I somehow doubt this one’s in the DSM, but it ought to be: it’s when yourContinue reading “The Golden Turd Syndrome”

How The Hell Do You Chart THIS?!?

I have quite the love/hate affair with mood charts. I’m addicted to them—I have a total of four that I use daily or almost daily—but I wish I could combine them all into one single comprehensive tool for monitoring my moods accurately. Of course, it would be even better if I didn’t have to doContinue reading “How The Hell Do You Chart THIS?!?”