Soothing Anxiety
Thursday, August 23, 2012      0 comments

My mind was running a million different places and I could not relax or sleep or stay asleep. My solution was to make lists and/or schedules. I am now going to print out my default schedule and my weekly schedule that I can refer to daily. A ... Read more
Money and Boredom and Food
Tuesday, August 21, 2012      1 comments

Here is something I don't hear a lot about. I grew up poor and from 8 to 14 we were on this monthly cycle of get money, splurge for a week and then spend the rest of the month on beans and rice. (I am only now recovering from my hatred of bea... Read more
First day of school nerves
Sunday, August 19, 2012      0 comments

I am beginning school tomorrow and I am nervous. I started my graduate assistantship Friday and made a massive mistake. I used four times the amount of paper I should have on a copying error. I learned two lessons, read my email closely befor... Read more
Reaching out is not my strong point
Tuesday, August 14, 2012      1 comments

I am sitting at my job about to have a going away party. I and another employee are going to other jobs and they always have potlucks. I hate potlucks because they always involve socializing and small talk. Those are two things that cause me ... Read more
Beginning again before I even know it.
Sunday, August 12, 2012      1 comments

I am afraid to jinx myself by saying this. In the past, discussing success in my weight loss journey seemed to lead to my next binge. Why? I think I was afraid of what came next. After the weight was off, meant dates, and attention and socia... Read more
Monday, June 20, 2011      1 comments

I absolutely hate the town I live in. I don't like the people, the pace or anything about this place. I don't want to be here. But school and finances will keep me here for a while. Two years at least. This means joining a church or making ... Read more

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