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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When Two Sentences Bring Back a Memory So Vivid…

It's Funny....You would think that having a mental illness would make one steer clear of reading or immersing one's self in the topic.But being who I am I need to learn more.  Not only about my illness, but about other mental illnesses as well.I am reading Fast Girl right now by Suzy Favor Hamilton.  I …

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Not Gonna Lie…I’ve Been a Slacker

Yes, I've Been Absent... It's not because I haven't wanted to write, because I have a gazillion things in my brain, but a lot of life has gotten in the way.I have been flat out at work, and when I get home, I have enough in me to make supper, do "something" and then crash.Not a …

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Weight of the World….

And Why It Reminds Me to RefocusI carry a lot on my shoulders.  Some of it is placed there by me.I over think everything, obsessively.Not being able to control my environment throws me into a tailspin sometimes.So, until I am cleared to run (my ultimate stress reliever), I've been walking and packing my gym bag …

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This Year I Give Myself Permission….

To Write About It All....The good stuff, the frustrating stuff, the goofy stuff, you get it ;)Everything.It's a big part of why I started this blog after all.Pic from http://www.snoopy.comAnd So....It may seem trivial....but I am back to chewing the skin off around my fingernails.Gross right?Damn straight it is.  But this is how my nervous …

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Year End Round Up!

Well, we're almost there.The end of another year.  Sitting back and reflecting on what has gone by and what we will be working towards in 2015.Getting close to Christmas always make me reflect and think about the time I get to spend with my family and friends.  They have supported me through so much over …

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Back to the GYM!!!

I know, Super Pumped RIGHT???Don't get me wrong.  I've actually been to gym before.  Worked in one even.  Trained people too ;)This is a nice small gym at my workplace (big bonus points - it's RIGHT THERE) and I know the guy who runs it very well.  I always feel welcome and he knows that …

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