Life is good

Between trying to keep up with my five-year-old niece and catching up on work, I am tired tonight. It's been a great day though. My sister is visiting for a couple days with her daughter which has been awesome, and Lynn and I took my niece swimming this afternoon at our town's outdoor pool. Between … Continue reading Life is good

A fine line

Well today ended up being busier than expected, although I'm not complaining. While I was on my way out to the one event I was covering I saw a sign for another event taking place at a local farm, so after I covered the first event I stopped in at the farm and realized it … Continue reading A fine line

On the right track

Today has been an off day. We said goodbye to Lynn's mom after she was here visiting for a week, then I covered the store and got caught up on some of work stuff. S covered the store for me at 1330 so I could head to the church and help set up for the … Continue reading On the right track

Growth

After covering events for the paper over the last few days and catching up on some housework, today's schedule is looking pretty light. I have a couple of pieces I am working on for the paper, and other than that I don't have much on deck, so I'm thinking that I'll be cutting the lawn … Continue reading Growth

PTSD in First Responders

Trauma is a part of life. It happens everyday to people across the world. Here's the thing with trauma. The brain is not equipped to handle it. Working on Ambulance I came upon more than enough trauma, and it left it's mark on me. The fatalities are bad memories, but the ones with with severe … Continue reading PTSD in First Responders

Road trip…

Yesterday was a long ass day. We were up and out the door just after eleven as Lynn had an appointment in Red Deer yesterday afternoon. Lynn's mom and K joined us for the trip as well, and I ended up doing the driving as Lynn's mom was comfortable navigating around the city. By the … Continue reading Road trip…

I have BPD…

I've spoken about my battle with Borderline Personality Disorder before, but I have never really discussed what the diagnosis ACTUALLY means. Borderline Personality Disorder, also known as BPD, is a debilitating mental illness that affects approximately 2 per cent of the population. It is diagnosed primarily in women, however there is a growing belief that … Continue reading I have BPD…