downtime…

For a switch, today was a much quieter, yet still productive day. I slept in, played some Playstation, then opened the store for Lynn while she nursed a migraine. After she made it down to the store I ended up meeting with MF to have lunch and discuss plans for our the upcoming training we … Continue reading downtime…

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Learning my craft

Over this last weekend I attended a photography workshop with Greg Johnson, the Tornado Hunter. I've learned a lot about photography in the last couple years, however the basic course I took the weekend reenforced the foundation that I had built. The course was definitely worth the time and money that it took. Using humour, … Continue reading Learning my craft

Admission update: Figuring out how to feel.

Well, after a week, I finally had the opportunity to see Dr. M again. He had been keeping tabs on me through staff, but hadn't seen the need to actually meet with me every day, which I suppose is a good thing. He confirmed this morning that my discharge is set for Friday. I'm not … Continue reading Admission update: Figuring out how to feel.

Back to basics

The upcoming week looks like it's going to be pretty light, and I am not going to object. Over the last few weeks I've been pushing hard, with work and school. I've been pushing in what is typically my worst time of year of year. The bright side is I haven't ended up in hospital, … Continue reading Back to basics

My emotional spectrum

I don't experience emotion the way most people do. As someone who lives with Borderline Personality Disorder, a serious and often very stigmatized illness, my emotional thermostat is permanently unsettled, and the range of emotions I feel is a lot broader than most. I feel highs and lows at the extremes, without much middle ground. … Continue reading My emotional spectrum

The grind

Lynn is off to Saskatchewan for a week, and I am going to be looking after the home-front grind. Looking after the dogs, the house, the store, and myself is going to keep me busy. That's good though. The structure is good to have. With any luck the fence, which has been under construction for … Continue reading The grind

Newton’s law, staying in motion, and staying accountable.

Yesterday was a record breaking day for me. It was the first day that I logged over 20,000 steps. By the end of the day I definitely felt every step. I was tired. As tired as I was those, I felt accomplished too. I didn't set out to try to break the record yesterday, it … Continue reading Newton’s law, staying in motion, and staying accountable.