Beating Depression

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


The Fair etc.

Yesterday was Saturday and we took Sarah to the Bangor State Fair. She had a blast. There were a few rides she would've enjoyed but was too big to go on and many rides she was big enough to ride but probably would've terrified her or made her sick. We stuck to the few rides … Continue reading The Fair etc.

Introducing Life, Upside-Down & Sideways

(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

It’s Cryday, Cryday… Gonna Get Down on Cryday

I'm just having a cry day. That's what I'll call it. Cryday. I cried all night. I got up, took a shower, cried some more, got dressed, cried some more. Ate, had some coffee, cried some more. Iced my eyes. Took some ibuprofen. Iced my eyes some more. Rehearsed over and over in my mind … Continue reading It’s Cryday, Cryday… Gonna Get Down on Cryday