I've been back at work for a week now, and I'm exhausted. I'm also feeling my long-gone grumpiness creeping back to get me. I'm sure it's all a combination of just coming back from vacation, having been on some pretty slack rotations before that, not getting enough sleep, and working 11+ hour days every day.… Continue reading Exhausted
Sitting in the doctor's office, she eyed the metal speculum that the nurse tossed onto the counter beside her. It was still wrapped in its sterile packaging, which made it even less friendly looking. She watched the nurse pull open a drawer on the bottom of the exam table and transfer a clean, white sheet… Continue reading Signs
While we were away last week, Husband and I made a commitment to each other that we would go to the gym as often as we could, despite the Christmas hustle. We both made sure to pack all our of gym gear and bring our YMCA membership cards, since they are valid anywhere in the… Continue reading Choosing The Right Equipment
Today I went to see my Family Doctor. I wanted to talk about my bone scan results... and how I might be depressed, and how I'm not comping well, and to introduce her to the ongoing problem with ED*, and to tell her how I increasingly feel the need to escape from my life...(I know… Continue reading Do I Need A Break?
"Sometimes I lie awake at night and I ask, 'where have I gone wrong?' Then a voice says to me, 'This is going to take more than one night." ~Charles M. Schultz I know what you mean, Charlie. I go through this on most nights. Despite realizing that it will take more than one might… Continue reading Day 26: Dear Charlie Brown