I've never slept well. I get to sleep great, in fact I used to fall asleep everywhere and anywhere. Then I finally had a sleep study which determined I have severe sleep apnea. I've had it all my life. I stop breathing countless times a night and so don't cycle into deep sleep. I started using a breathing mask and that helped, but it also caused problems. Then menopause kicked in. And I will always deal with PTSD from some childhood issues. But thanks to the Good Lord and some herbal supplements, I am sleeping better. Read on.
I've had it up to my plucked eyebrows with being asked "are you following your New Year's resolutions?" NO I am not. Because I didn't make any. Because I'm just going to break them and... hey, why do YOU care? Who are you, the self-improvement police? You selling pardons or something? MYOB!! Go clean out your own backyard and leave poor dysfunctional me to my many dysfunctions. Read on, this really does have a cogent point.Time for Hazelnut and Nag Champa
We got back from our trip to Detroit-New Orleans on December 30. We had a fantabulous time, seeing our son in Detroit and daughter and son-in-law in Lafayette. Getting all four kids together for the holidays was a wonderful blessing. After getting home, husband still had a few days left of vacation and we enjoyed them to the fullest. Needless to say, it's a little difficult and depressing to go back to work after holidays. So here's how I'm ramping into work. Getting Back Into the Work Groove After Vacation
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