wanting more (and less) in 2019

Yesterday morning, I read an article about Colin O' Brady becoming the first person to ever cross Antarctica unassisted, a truly incredible feat. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/american-man-first-solo-across-antarctica-unaided-n952186 The explorer who attempted the same, Henry Worsley, in 2016 fell ill and passed away, just 30 miles short of his goal. Still, what an amazing attempt. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jan/25/explorer-henry-worsley-dies-during-antarctic-record-attempt It is also…

night.

My sleep schedule is bizarre to say the least. I often sleep in two or three hour increments. My pain wakes me at all hours. My body will abruptly insist that I go lay down - no matter what I'm doing. I can even sleep for a few hours sitting straight up (my family hates…

it seems i have a helluva thing, y’all.

During the night Sunday night and into early Monday morning, the throbbing pain in my left foot and ankle that I wrote about in my last blog post escalated into the most horrifying and unbearable pain I have EVER experienced. As I point of reference, I didn't cry during labor with Sara Marie - I…

it is not our weekend.

Yesterday morning I learned that my friend Amy's husband passed away and I am just heartbroken for her and her daughter and the rest of their family. Some things I will never understand. I can't imagine trying to deal with all that she has with medical issues that her husband has been suffering from for…

oh, the anxiety.

I can't sleep tonight. The anxiety disorder that plagues me more often than I care to admit is running amok and I am having the worst time trying to get a handle on it. As y'all know, I've had the flu-y flu flu - and it's lingering. My temp continues to randomly shoot up -…