I once heard of a study that said something to the effect that for people to be sane they need to have physical contact with other humans every day. I don’t remember the amount of contact involved but I do remember thinking that there was no way I even came close to that. (more…)
Recently I got a fortune cookie and it said simply “be careful what you wish for because you just might get it”, this of course is wise advice that has been given to many people in many forms over the years. What I bring to you today is a conversation I had recently and of course the result of one of those wishes! (more…)
How do you know if your life is real when everything is just so unbelievable?! I’m at a point in my life where lots of very strange things have happened in such a succession that I’ve had moments where I’m pretty sure I’ve crossed through some sort of rip in the space time continuum. (more…)
As usual my life has been a chaotic nightmare lately. As I was finishing up an emergency visit with my doctor the other day to discuss the follow up to an injury from work and the ensuing loss of that job and my concerns about my latest mental instability my doctor made a specific point to say “you need to be really proud of yourself for how WELL you have been dealing with all of this lately”. (more…)
Lately I’ve been noticing some disturbing symptoms which seem to point to the fact that I MAY be becoming what the kids refer to as “old”. (more…)
Tonight I came home from a night out with my most inspirational Boss Ass Bitch of a friend to plop myself in front of the computer and of course check my facebook. As usual, there was something in the “trending” section which caught my eye. (more…)
As Canadians we are always apologizing for something, but is it really for the best? Perhaps there is a time when you shouldn’t apologize for something no matter how bad you feel about it! (more…)
So, last week we found out I was allergic to Penicillin. This week finds me on an antibiotic that my doctor describes as effective but “it really messes with your gut”. I figure, hey, my gut is pretty messed up already so what could possibly go wrong?!
I keep seeing all these campaigns to raise “awareness” for all sorts of issues and I found myself wondering why we are raising “awareness” instead of campaigning for change or progress or something more, oh I don’t know, helpful?
Jagged holes, exposed nerves, purple acid pustule rashes, and enough novocaine to take down an elephant… If there is one thing I’ve learned over the years is that no matter how hard I try to do something like a ‘normal’ person, everything that can possibly go wrong with something will go wrong for me!