Almost a year ago, I finally found myself in a better place after many years of dealing with depression and I still work on myself every day. I blamed it on circumstances in life that I saw as being beyond my control. Being a mother of a child with special needs who needs 100% care, … Continue reading Beating Depression
(Taken from the introduction to my former BDN blog, I May Regret This. My name is Laurie and I’m excited about this opportunity to share my thoughts, ideas and opinions with you on Life, Upside-Down & Sideways. A few things about me: I’m a middle-aged married mom of three and a recent college graduate. I … Continue reading Introducing Life, Upside-Down & Sideways
I realized I need to really ask myself what is important to me and why. So I'm going to rewrite my list after I go through the old version. The New List Physical Health: 1. Eat whole foods only. Well, that's what I'll aim towards. This is important because I get into the habit of … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions, 5 Months Late
Literacy tutoring class last night, Ronald McDonald House training and Aqua Circuit at the Y today. Ron gets out of work in the afternoon all week and has the weekend off again. New job starting for me soon. I'm savoring this. Spent way too much time moping, being depressed, hating his schedule, being disappointed with … Continue reading Yay! Ughhh.
The second half of Cryday, the sun came out. The Literacy Volunteers session was really informative. I'm definitely going to do the 5 or 6 week –can't remember– training to become a certified literacy tutor. In addition to that and volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House, I was also finally offered the job I've been … Continue reading Okay, It’s Been a Rollercoaster Day