Working with a book coach, I’ve created character sketches, an outline, and drafted the first chapter of my book. All this while feeling sick and parenting a teenage migraineur.
Sarah Fader on parenting a special needs child with mental health challenges.
Friday, July 15th Last Saturday, the day after we returned from Oregon, my mother was psychiatrically hospitalized for the third time since her stroke last November. Yesterday morning, I met with the treatment team [...]
In August, I will attend (or at least I registered for and paid to attend) two conferences: #BlogHer16: Experts Among Us in Los Angeles and NAMI California: Back to the Future - Building [...]
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjf4kNp9TRU] So here I am, in my car, which is pretty hot. Probably have to open the windows to let in some air. Just going to make it hard for anything to [...]
I'm ashamed. Ashamed of the dust. Ashamed of the clutter. Ashamed that I do not, that somehow I cannot, bring myself to keep my house clean. This afternoon, as I sat working at our dining room [...]
Lost in the crowd Out of my natural surroundings Out of my home Out of my neighborhood At a busy cafe Surrounded by business people On their lunch break I’m unmoored Uncertain of [...]
Sam Dylan Finch's love letter is beautiful, powerful, honest, and full of love, understanding and wisdom.
This post is excellent. I've already shared it, as well as quotes from it, all over the place. Perhaps reblogging it is redundant. Oh, well, here goes...
2014-05-28 Both yesterday and today I screwed up my meds. When I got ready for bed last night, I saw that I hadn't yet taken my morning dose of escitalopram oxalate (Lexapro). Then this [...]