Amy’s Anxiety and The Tub

(Oh how I wish this post was about ice cream.....) May 9, 2018: So, Here I am awake at 11:27pm. You’re like...uhhhhh, and? Well, I am usually in extreme super sleep right now, because sleep and I are tight.  We have a very good relationship.  Amy + Sleep = BFFs. But NOT TONIGHT. (Backstory:  We …

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Scotland Adventure Part 3 (#2): When TeenThing Got Sick

Usually it's me.  I either get the head cold at the end of a trip, or right when I get back (Spoiler:  I got sick too, lol). It was TeenThing's turn this time.  The first day she really started feeling it was a gorgeous sunny day.  I really didn't want to stay inside all day, …

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Scotland Adventure Part 2: Edinburgh Castle, Grassmarket, Harry Potter, and Greyfriars Bobby

Our next couple of trips into town took us to quite a few spots. First stop:  Edinburgh Castle I think I took a million pictures here.  This castle could have it's own blog post!  Things we could not take pictures of:  The Crown Jewels and the Stone of Destiny.  I did take photos of some …

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Strength Training, Sole Sisters Race, and Life in General

And so it begins...My strength training has started back up.  My body is like...WHOA, what are this?I may have lifted a little too much this week, so I am going to have to rethink my upper body weights a little, lol.  Lower body weights are just right, and my legs feel good.  Getting some cardio …

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Being a Mom with Mental Illness – The Short Story

I know I've written about my mental llness before....But I haven't really written how it's changed me as a Mom.That's important, because I am raising a teenage human.Here we are - you can barely see us, lolSince it is just V and I, she is on the front lines with me.  She endures my good …

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Dr. Bill Stanish, The Knee and OMG My Teenager is Graduating from Grade 9!!!

Today was the day!!I arrived at Dr. Stanish's Office at almost 8:10 (traffic/construction/etc held me up) for my 8:15 appointment.  I registered and sat in the waiting room for my name to be called.A guy two seats over was slurping his hot beverage....and I mean slurping.  I gave him the "REALLY?!??!?!" look.  It was like …

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