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Mending a Broken Heart

I have been doing a lot of thinking. Sometimes I’ve needed to keep very busy to avoid thinking, but the thoughts move around on their in the background and eventually push themselves to the front. Like a sliver in your … Continue reading

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The Balance List (coping with a broken day)

I woke up feeling panicky and anxious today. I’ve learned to accept that this is not stupidity or weakness. There is always a reason for the panic, I just have to sit for a minute and figure it out. It usually … Continue reading

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Menopausal Depression Part 3

On February 16th my doctor wrote me a note for 2 weeks off work. The first time I asked, earlier in the month, he said no. He said taking time away from work and away from one’s regular routine was … Continue reading

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A Happy Ending

Yesterday was a discombobulated day. Don’t you just love that word? Dis-com-bob-u-lated. Ta da! Anyway, I spent yesterday morning on the computer, updating the website and changing it all around, including deciding on a new name! My website URL is now … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday!

Today is WIP (Work in Progress) Wednesday! Lots of crafty people like to blog on Wednesdays about what they’ve got “in progress”, so I think I’ll join the crowd today and show you what I’m working on. Yay! Quilting: I’m … Continue reading

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Menopausal Depression part 2

Please read my blog of February 8th for part one of the story. Thank you to those who have given me their love and support, your words mean a great deal to me. I am neither strong nor brave…in fact, … Continue reading

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Menopausal Depression part 1

Today is Bell Canada’s Let’s Talk about Depression day. Today, for every text message sent and every long distance call made by Bell and Bell Aliant customers, Bell will donate 5 cents to mental health programs. In a CTV news … Continue reading

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I danced!

I danced! This morning, for about 2 minutes, I actually danced! Cleaning up my sewing room shelves, I found the funky bow that Nathalie had put on my birthday present last summer. I held it in my hand, and humming Begin … Continue reading

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4am

I wake up at 1am and again at 1:30. I wake up at 3am and get up to pee. I lay in the bed and try not to fidget because Kelly is such a light sleeper and I don’t want … Continue reading

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