Archive | anxiety

02 March 2013 ~ 1 Comment

I’m Coming Out & Standing Up

I’ve been public about my struggle with depression over the last 12 years, as well as our journey with our son’s diagnosis with bipolar disorder. We don’t know that the diagnosis will stick long term, and as anyone would, we hope it won’t. Nonetheless, I’ve learned there is much more to mental illness than the […]

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06 January 2013 ~ 2 Comments

Amazing Day

I hope your day was as amazing as mine! Started with finding out our annual “A Promise for {insert year}” Guest Speaker for the first Sunday in January the last several years didn’t show up as planned. When I called him, he was four hours north, speaking at another church! Wasn’t completely his fault. Long […]

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25 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Have Yourself A Merry Little …. WHAT?!?

Hope you’re safe on Black Friday! Apparently, some are not!

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22 September 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Forward With Trepidation

It’s the middle of the night as I’m writing this. I’m a sleeper, meaning I like my sleep. But tonight it evades me. Maybe it doesn’t evade me as much as my stomach’s rumblings keep me from slumber. Most reading this know of my challenges with gastroparesis. Even though I have gained most of the […]

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16 April 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Wild & Crazy 24 Hours!

So, yesterday (Thursday), I go see my regular doc. I’m on the Reglan the GI doc put me on, no idfference yet, but friends are saying, “have you had anyone check for a candida fungal infection?” Nope, says I. Whatever. It can’t hurt to ask, and I’m still feeling miserable. Doc says, sure, it looks […]

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01 February 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Interesting Day for a Dad (& a Son)

Perusing some visitor guides for San Diego in our hotel room last night, we came across an ad for the U.S. Marine Recruit Depot (that’s Boot Camp for those not into Marine-speak) Museum. I didn’t know there was a Boot Camp Museum. Josh, who will turn 14 on February 16, currently plans to become a […]

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31 October 2008 ~ 1 Comment

Quarterly Check-up

I made my quarterly pilgrimage to Pasadena today. Some who know about it wonder why I do it. Some understand and others don’t. It’s a relaxing drive for me, and it gives me a chance to review how the last three months have been going. It’s my quarterly check-up with my psychiatrist. Yes, if you […]

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20 June 2008 ~ 1 Comment

Trust Is A Curious Thing

I am trying hard to trust God today! Wait a minute….can you really try hard to trust God? Isn’t that an oxymoron? Honestly, I am not sure if it is or not, I’m just being open with you. I am trying hard to trust God today. There, I said it again! I am finding myself […]

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23 January 2008 ~ 1 Comment

Heath Ledger Found Dead

By now you’ve most likely heard the news that actor Heath Ledger was found dead yesterday in his New York apartment at the young age of 28. When I first heard the news, I couldn’t put his name with a face. I didn’t know his career that well. Reading news reports today, his autopsy is […]

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