Earlier today I texted a friend that I had a list and I was going to be productive and get things done. After all, it was raining, gloomy and cold; what better time to stay indoors and get some chores tackled?
My friend checked in with me a few hours later assuming, incorrectly, that I had accomplished at least some of the tasks.
He was, of course, wrong.
Continue reading Fed up
Sometimes you just gotta type out your frustrations…am I right?
In my defense, the PMS gods are striking so that’s my excuse. 😇
Anyway, this is what has got my panties in a knot last few days:
Continue reading When things set you off
This morning I got attacked by a bird if you’re wondering how my day is going so far.
Continue reading How to improve a bad mood: type a blog post and hit publish
Last night I drove my kid to the wrong venue for practice.
(Just bear with me here…I may sound like I’m complaining but really, I’m just anecdote-ing my life as it unfolds because one day when I’m all alone and old and probably depressed I’ll re-read this drivel and it will help me remember that I went through all these adventures as a parent of kids in sports during the age of the internet.)
Continue reading Wrong place right time
There’s an expression in German I’ve heard my aunt use from time to time:
It means “like it was tossed at me”.
There are several occasions where this expression can be used; most often however it references two things:
Continue reading From perfectly content to miserable: when moods change at the flip of a switch
Negativity breeds more negativity, is what I’m hearing. Toxic people are negative people and no good will come from them.
Well I am here today to say that sometimes, we need to give ourselves permission to wallow in a bad mood.
There. I said it. Call it catharsis or whatever you want.
There are simply times when I just want to be left to it. Wallow, self-pity, woe is me.
I blame hormones. (But that’s another fun and exciting blog topic for another day.) 🙄
Continue reading Permission to dwell in negativity: this too shall pass