Pinterest Fails: ADHD

Pinterest as therapy? Why not? It's late and we are all tired. Americans have had an emotional week. We said goodbye and we said hello. I don't know what the next four years will bring but I do know this: we can't lose our sense of humor. I need a good laugh. You probably need … Continue reading Pinterest Fails: ADHD

Winter Blues Got You Like . . .

Note from René: I put out a call for guest posts a few weeks ago because I know you all have important stories to tell as well and I wanted you to have the opportunity to express it and share your wisdom with my readers. The first one to take me up on it was … Continue reading Winter Blues Got You Like . . .

Depressed? Reconnect With Your Feelings

Feel? Depression doesn't really involve that Depression is a beast, as we have been discussing. I think Tin man in the Wiz said it well when he asked "What would I do I'd I could feel?" We imagine that one day our emotions will thaw out and life will become wonderful again. The feeling of … Continue reading Depressed? Reconnect With Your Feelings

Unhappy? Don’t Panic: Five Places to Avoid

Unhappy . . . And ok? I'm unhappy. If you couldn't tell, go back and read the post from Monday. I am stressed to the maximum. You know what though? It is perfectly ok. See, somewhere along the lines of trying to keep a lid on this ADHD madness I think I've become scared of … Continue reading Unhappy? Don’t Panic: Five Places to Avoid

Self-Sacrifice Is NOT Your Salvation!

Paying the Price for Self-Sacrifice Self-sacrifice has a high cost. Unless you're from a different planet (in that case, welcome), you have seen The Hunger Games. I loved these movies, and my favorite scene is still when Katniss throws herself into the games to save her sister.  When she screams "I volunteer as tribute"? That's … Continue reading Self-Sacrifice Is NOT Your Salvation!

Move On Up: You Survive, Now Thrive

Get Off the Ground Floor and Thrive I'll be talking about how to thrive. I will, but I gotta give you some backstory first: I was born an old soul and I'll remain one until the end. In other words I'm a little old lady at 32. I watch old people stuff and I listen … Continue reading Move On Up: You Survive, Now Thrive

New Year’s Resolution and Unnecessary Change

So there is a little change. It's 2017! We made it! If I didn't say it already, welcome to 2017. That year we don't need to talk about is over, which is ALSO a welcome change. I'm going to kick the year off with a confession: I hate New Years resolutions. Yes, really. Honestly, truly. … Continue reading New Year’s Resolution and Unnecessary Change

No Holiday Planning: 10 Spontaneous Activities

NO HOLIDAY PLANNING I'll say it again. No holiday planning. Some of us hate planning like Joan Crawford hated wire hangers. I'm some of us. I hate planning. Holiday functions require planning. I hate planning. You see where I'm going with this, right? As usual know,anybody can catch me with an attitude any given day … Continue reading No Holiday Planning: 10 Spontaneous Activities

A Hungry Mouth

A closed mouth doesn't get fed. Right? One of the most humbling parts of managing a diagnosis, and life in general is learning to recognize our limitations. Limitations mean having less self-sufficiency. Less self-sufficiency means asking for help. Spoiler alert: I hate asking for help.  There's a saying "a closed mouth doesn't get fed," and like so many … Continue reading A Hungry Mouth

Bursting at the Seams

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