the long goodbye…we will survive

How do you even begin to say goodbye? That is a question that has been running through my mind today, as we say a final goodbye to my sister-in-law Brenda. Today was the day of her burial, after her sudden loss in the beginning of February. With the burial complete, we are closing one chapter … Continue reading the long goodbye…we will survive

Wallpapering fog…

Well, today did not go as planned... I let my bedtime routine get messed up last night, and as a result I forgot my meds. As a result I did not sleep worth crap. I finally realised my error around 3 a.m. After some prompting from Lynn I took them then headed back to bed … Continue reading Wallpapering fog…

Learning to treat the symptoms of my mental health…

Wow, today has been long. Up and out early to get the summer rubber put onto the car, then a meeting in Coronation followed by taking over at the store for the day. I did manage to get some work done at the store today. I managed to write up my meeting from this morning, … Continue reading Learning to treat the symptoms of my mental health…

Beginning a new journey…

To say the least, I'm nervous. I registered for my first course in the Bachelor of Arts English degree program through Augustana University yesterday. The program I selected is a four year degree program done through distance learning and I will be starting it September 1. Being realistic though, I know there is slim to … Continue reading Beginning a new journey…

The long view….

The path of mental illness recovery is not easy, nor is it a straight line of improvement. It can feel at times like a wide open highway, yet in a brief moment it can turn 90 degrees and turn into a winding goat path, with sheer cliff face on one side, and an epic drop … Continue reading The long view….

I have no problem with stupid people, I just have issue when they drag me into their stupidity…

When will people bloody well learn that drinking and driving is not acceptable. Period. End of story. I realise that people can be idiots by nature, but it annoys me no end when they drag me in to the midst of their stupidity. Just after midnight last night, Lynn and I were in bed, and … Continue reading I have no problem with stupid people, I just have issue when they drag me into their stupidity…

Today was a long fricking day. Up and out the door by 8 a.m. to head to Calgary to meet with a W.C.B. doctor. Today's appointment was an independent consultation to see how I have progressed in my recovery and if there is any permanent remnants of the P.T.S.D. lingering. The interview he did with … Continue reading