As I prepare for the biggest exam of my life, I've become a little bit obsessed... I've only been staying for this exam since September: Somewhat casually at first, then more seriously from about November... then January was another bump in effort and now, with only 8 weeks until the exam, I'm heading into the… Continue reading Yes, I’m Obsessed
"Dr. J thinks we should do something about A's anxiety, and I agree." This was the text message I received from my husband after he took our son to his doctors appointment to discuss his ADHD medications. As I mentioned previously, our 8 (almost 9) year old son struggles significantly with anxiety. Over the past… Continue reading Boy Behind The Clouds
It starts in the back of my head... The suboccipitals, to be exact. It's a pressure. A tightness. A sensation as if my shoulders are permanently shrugged and no matter how hard I try, they won't go back down. Then, predictably, comes the pain. It starts in that same spot and wraps over my head… Continue reading The Start of The Flare
"Mommy, I really need to write a letter to Lady Gaga. Do you think we can find her address on the internet?" "I'm sure we can, honey." "When she get's it, do you think she'll write back to me? I have some questions I want to ask her." "I'm not sure, honey. She's a really… Continue reading Mommy, Do You Think She’ll Answer?
This weekend I got a little lost in the multitude of Mason Jar salad recipes available on the internet. Of course, there are some that are just *too much* work for me, and then there are some that are just *way too healthy* for me, too. Despite those two "restrictions, I did manage to find… Continue reading Mason Jar Salads Continue…