So, it's official; The depressoin therapy is done. I talked to my therapist today on the phone and we discussed my progress and ending the session. We both feel I’m ready. When I went in for Major Depression, I told her that I didn’t want drugs, and I didn’t expect her to ‘fix me’, but … Continue reading Its official- I’m not crazy
I’ve been doing some reading on changing habits in order to make improvements in my life. Namely, I want to get back into working out regularly, and get some productive things done instead of wasting my time like I do. (Damn you, Pinterest!)I used to say my worst habit was biting my fingernails. I’d bite … Continue reading Thoughts on habits and change
The house is coming along beautifully. We’ve cleaned up the front yard, and there’s a few projects and little things that still need finishing. We also have some work that needs done inside, but I feel better about our home now. Our friend, Arthur, single-handedly provoked much of this, and I also extend a thank … Continue reading House or home?
I really like this quote because it reminds me how I need to change my way of thinking. I’ve spoken to my therapist and we’ve been trying to do this for a while, but the quote adds the specifics of the power of language to our goals.As a writer, I understand the power of words. … Continue reading Do or do not, there is no try
This year I've included in my journal (an MS Word documents) a few new things to keep me motivated.Each month a different document. My journal is maintained with each month being on a different document entitled with the month. At the start of each month, I list goals I wish to achieve by the end … Continue reading A few journaling tips
Slowly but surely the house is getting fixed up. The porch we can walk on now, with a lovely railing and new handrails. I can’t wait to sit and drink Mojitos while watching the world go by on it.The sidewalk along the house is a delight to walk on; before, I had to struggle with … Continue reading More house stuff and camp stuff
We are officially on summer vacation now, since passing the homeschool review. I think it was Danny’s wake up call; where he mustn’t slack on his work, that he needs to own that lack of effort. And I let him. I was so frustrated with the lack of applying himself, all the nagging, and coercing, … Continue reading An update for June 2013