No Matter What it Takes

Today was a fairly good day. Even though I wasn't able to sleep at all last night, I got out of bed with my Hubby this morning and refrained from going back to bed. I spent some time at Barnes and Noble with a drink and a pastry. I worked on chores around the house.…

Living with Lethargy

Lethargy - noun, plural lethargies 1. The quality or state of being drowsy and dull, listless and unenergetic, or indifferent and lazy; apathetic or sluggish inactivity. 2. Pathology. an abnormal state or disorder characterized by overpowering drowsiness or sleep. dictionary.com I struggle a lot with lethargy. It's been an unwanted companion of my depression for…

Only a Dream

Okay. So it's the wee hours of the morning, and I can't sleep. Yesterday is now technically today--and it's waaaaaay too early to be ushering in a new day. I'm sitting here at my computer, nibbling on miniature Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, and wondering what my deal is. It could be my mind, which did seem…

Turning Off the Worry Switch

Racing thoughts. Irrational thoughts. Relentless thoughts. When will they end? I lay awake at night, sleep eluding me, and wonder why my mind won't just "shut down." I had a fairly good day: accomplished several chores, worked on my blog, shared some time with my husband, caught up with my mom over the phone, and…