Monthly Archive: January, 2012

The Care and Feeding of Us-Part I

K is hungry.  That’s not unusual for her.  You can often hear her stomach rumbling from lack of food.  She’s trained herself to ignore the hunger.  We have to feed her, for survival’s… Continue reading

What Were We Talking About?

I want to tell you a story.  I really do.  However, there’s a problem.  My indecisiveness is overbearing-I can’t choose the story.  Not only are there more choices running around in my head… Continue reading

You’re Making Me Blush

I get embarrassed easily.  This might not sound like a big deal-you probably get embarrassed too-but to me there is an all-consuming fear, a fear of humiliation, which makes it difficult for me… Continue reading

Hiding in Plain Sight

Since I have just snuck into the kitchen to get a cup of coffee-literally sneaking behind Mom’s back-I thought maybe I’d write about hiding.  K hides in plain sight.  She literally goes out… Continue reading

The Mystery of Marriage

I just celebrated my 2-year wedding anniversary, so I’ve decided to write about our feelings on marriage.  K never wanted to get married, in fact she was very much opposed to the idea… Continue reading

Memories Lost and Found

Memory is a funny thing…I think.  That’s my attempt at humor. I have to make fun of myself or I’d have no relief at all from the teasing and taunting and laughter that… Continue reading

How I Became a Walking Drugstore

Since the diagnosis which I’ve had for years has practically been scratched off my chart, so to speak, I figured this was a good time to review what disorders we DO have, or… Continue reading

Peeling Off An Old Label

Yesterday, (I’m pretty sure that was yesterday…) our husband took us back to see the psychiatrist again.  A different K went this time than had gone last time; I think that’s because our… Continue reading

Finding Funding: A Follow-up Post

Wouldn’t you know it?  We just got finished telling you how bad we are with money, and then today, in the mail, comes not one, but four non-sufficient funds notices.  FOUR.  It seems… Continue reading

Finding Funding

We’ve never-and I do mean NEVER- been good with money.  Over the years this has been a constant  source of a great deal of stress, shame, and a lot of problems, both financially… Continue reading