Honestly, I don't know what causes it. The overwhelming sense of dread that creeps in on Sunday night before bed. The feeling that makes me afraid to turn off the light and snuggle under the covers alone with my thoughts. No matter how many lists I write, alarms I set, or reminders in my phone...I never feel prepared. There is too much to do and not enough time and … [Read more...] about The Sunday Night Panic
Do you worry like I do? I thought when I was young worry was a feeling. Like, “I feel worried” and I was either worried about something happening or not happening or just worried in general. I thought the way to deal with the worry was planning. If I had a plan for every possible outcome then I don’t have to worry because I have a plan. As a kid, that was pretty helpful … [Read more...] about What if all this work I’ve been doing can be applied to other things?
I have a book on my counter that was due on the 10th. I haven't finished it yet, I'm slogging through to the end like a tortoise in molasses. I've even started reading a new, better, more shiny book instead but can't seem to let the other one go until I've gotten to the very last page. I'm kind of weird like that when it comes to books. I just have to finish. There is no, … [Read more...] about Kettlebells – First and Second Workout (With YouTube Links)
One of the things I have been asked more than a few times is how we deal with being poor. My knee-jerk instant response is, "We know there is a light at the end of the tunnel." Once in a while someone gets smart and says, "Really? That just keeps working?" or my favorite, "Didn't he just get his current job last April? What about before that?" I always meet smart people. … [Read more...] about 5 Ways We Deal With Poor People Stress
So I've been dealing with bills I racked up the last time I went to the emergency room. This is actually a good thing. The reason I've been having these problems is because I have primary and secondary insurance. See? A good kind of problem. I assumed my Medicaid (The poor folk insurance not the old folk insurance. I always mix the names up.) would be cancelled when … [Read more...] about My Shady Ambulance Bill Story