Chronic pain and depression live with me not the other way around!
"God uses pain and tribulation to make things right in our lives" courtesy of The African American Devotional Bible King James Version
You'll find no whining and complaining here! Love your life - it's a gift! **Tag Free Blog**
My family and friends comment that they're amazed with how well I'm dealing with my pain. They have no idea of the battle I have with major depression and stress anxiety.
When I visualize it's me, fighting to stay above water, waves hitting me in the face, an anchor around my waist pulling me under, while I'm gasping for every breath!
After being committed last April, I thought I had found my savior in Prozac and Trazadone. In the last 4 months, I begin noticing mouth sores and tingling, night grinding, waking up in the middle of the night, and increasing stress issues during the day.
This week, I was so overwhelmed with great saddness that I knew I had to share with my concerned husband.
So, it's been decided that I will be returning the psychologist for a evaluation and change of medication. It's also been suggested that I go back to therapy. My company offers EAP, Employee Assistance Program, that will cover 12 visits.
I love sending and giving greeting cards but I was looking for a way to save some money and still give quality cards.
American Greetings offers Create and Print for $2.99 a month or $19.99 a year. You chose from a variety of greeting cards for lots of occasions. Then you can put your personal touch on it by changing colors, fonts, importing photos and graphics and adding lettering.
I purchased heavy stock paper, in a variety of colors, for $2, at Big Lots. With my paper edge tool and a box of extra envelopes I went to work!
In comparision to purchasing greeting cards online or at a brick and mortar store, this is a much more affordable way to brighten a person's day.
When my husband and I were working as Self Storage Property Managers one of the perks was free rent and utilities. I cannot tell you how much that helped us. With the high cost of maintaining my chronic pain it was a true blessing.
According to Rent.com survey less people are considering no longer considering homeownership their American Dream.
My American Dream is for my husband and I to have living wage full time jobs which would enable to pay my medical bills, rent and pay for necessities.
I'm wearing my very old red robe. I think Charles gave it to many Christmas' ago. I like to keep fun items on my desk. Check out the Rubix cube, Arthur and DJ! And of course, I have to have photos of the kids.
Kiana and Marcus are one of the reason I work at home. Yes, teens do appreciate having a parental unit at home. Whether it's to complain about each other or help with a homework they know where I'm at.
Like my shades?! These are from my eye doctor. He dilated my pupils and gave me a pair of Roll lens!
Coca-Cola, in conjunction with the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC), are hosting a contest awarding laptop computers to the top 40 local high school seniors (graduating in 2011) who compose a 500-word minimum essay on the following topic:
“How can you reduce your carbon footprint by using the services offered by the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada?”