Archive for January 2014

Back to College: The first class kicked my ass

I should’ve started with something easy like a nice literature, psychology or history class. I would’ve done well in any of those subjects. But, no. I was scared and worried and so consumed by self-doubt that I did something stupid: I registered to take Earth Science. Math and Science are not really my thing. Sure, there’s... Read more »

The best mornings start with gratitude

The best mornings start with gratitude
Some mornings, I wake up to chaos, to disaster, heartbreak and stress. Some mornings, the kids are fighting before I even get out of bed. Some mornings, my panic attack starts before my feet even touch the floor and I have to weigh the consequences of taking an in-case-of-emergency pill that early in the morning... Read more »

Going Back to School - Mom Edition

Going Back to School - Mom Edition
In 2 hours, I’m going back to school. My first class starts tonight in some idyllic land called Sugar Grove. Sugar Grove, a place I’ve never been and really didn’t even believe it existed until I actually looked it up a couple of minutes ago. Sugar Grove, a Candy Land destination, a place where my... Read more »
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What NOT to Wear to Court

What NOT to Wear to Court
Today, I spent my afternoon in court. No, I didn’t finally lose it and go on a Fred Flintstone kissing bandit crime spree. This is still a possibility; however, at the moment I do have enough impulse control left to reign in those lovin’ urges. For now. I was asked to appear as a witness... Read more »