Maybe don’t say this to divorced people..

Maybe don’t say this to divorced people..

We had some friends over for supper the other night. We are in the beginning stages of getting to know one another. They are members of the local church, and all around good people. We were sharing about our past history. Awkward questions ensued. "So why doesn't G's family want anything to do with you [...]

When golf clubs become the weapon of choice against your sister and the world.

When golf clubs become the weapon of choice against your sister and the world.

I'm not a sports person, never have been, but I figured maybe I could handle golf. During this COVID-19 outbreak, golfing is one of the few things left do with with kids. We hit up the local Facebook marketplace, bought some second hand clubs, and headed out. I took Six and Seven along because both [...]

I’m only responsible for me. Which helps when you have no idea what’s going on.

I’m only responsible for me. Which helps when you have no idea what’s going on.

I've been listening to a lot of podcasts and sermons recently. I have a few pastors and teachers that really challenge me to be the best person I can be. I've been trying to take this seriously in how I relate to the people around me. I know I have blind spots in how I [...]

Someday I’m gonna be brave.

Someday I’m gonna be brave.

I think I've mentioned before that my children attend a school whose main philosophy goes a little something like this.. "All the sports! All the time! Win! Win! Win!" https://youcandothis.blog/2019/09/22/the-fire-chicken-has-entered-the-building/ We spend a lot of time sitting in the bleachers attending games. It's been a great opportunity to people watch. One family I have particularly [...]

Why is self care so much work?!

Why is self care so much work?!

I love Esma, I really do. She's like my soul sister. I have a job in the service industry as the front end staff for the local humane society. I love it at work. It's quiet and the cats don't talk back. I know what I'm supposed to accomplish, and when I'm done I can [...]

My vitamins were straight up trying to kill me.

My vitamins were straight up trying to kill me.

This is a continuation from my last post, with a happier ending. https://youcandothis.blog/2020/01/29/i-cant-drink-coffee-anymore-probs-not-gonna-make-it/ I went and saw my doctor recently. She informed me that I wasn't going to die, which was good news overall. She also informed me that she strongly believes I have adrenal fatigue from the constant state of stress my body has [...]

I can’t drink coffee anymore..probs not gonna make it.

I can’t drink coffee anymore..probs not gonna make it.

It is now January the 29th, in the year of our Lord 2020. It has been precisely 25 days since I've been able to handle a cup of coffee. I'm obviously dying. I've been sick the whole month of January. The whole freaking month! I had this inner ear thing going on where I was [...]

G went sledding and I didn’t die.

G went sledding and I didn’t die.

This Saturday was a momentous occasion. G went off to play in the (traitorous , murderous, I don't give a crap who you are I will kill you with no mercy!) mountains. And I didn't die. I seem to have a bit of anxiety regarding this particular hobby of his. See https://youcandothis.blog/2019/10/30/i-had-my-first-ever-panic-attack-it-sucked/ for further reference. [...]

Self Care=New Hair

Self Care=New Hair

I almost murdered someone at the grocery store yesterday. People weren't putting their carts away! There was no one to carry out my groceries into the horrible sludgy snow that makes it impossible to even push your cart halfway across the parking lot! ( Might be the reason for my prior grievance but that doesn't [...]

PMS…why though?

PMS…why though?

When G and I first got together I told him that I have a wicked time with my period. I get cramps and digestive issues that start days before. I'm exhausted and teary and can't move for the first few days of the proceedings. I struggle with migraines. And I most definitely get moody and [...]