An Ambien Stupor

Oh my goodness! Last night I took two ambien, instead of my usual one, because my brain wasn't cooperating. Let me tell you all about the things I have since discovered doing while in my stupor: 1) I ate all the cookies in the apartment 2) I ate half a bag of chips 3) I [...]

General Update

My life lately has been in a constant state of fluctuation but I'm finally starting to feel like things are settling down. I figured in light of that I would write a general update post, you know one of the ones that is all nicely broken down into sections. I will bold the really important bits so [...]

Good News

I am really exhausted as it was a long day, so I'm going to keep this brief. But I have a lot of good news to share with you all. First, I woke up to an email that a paper proposal I submit in February was accepted for a conference in Scotland, so that's exciting. [...]

Gift from the Universe? Maybe

I have some potentially good news. I don't want to tell you all too much because I absolutely believe in jinxing things. But, I will tell you, the perfect job may have fallen into my lap just as I gave up hope and just as she (the person looking to fill the position) gave up [...]

10 Reasons Why…

Okay, I'm about to brag on my "kids." I call them kids but really they are all 17 to 19 so in the eyes of our state, adults. However, in the eyes of me, their adoring teacher, they're still kids with sweet, loyal, loving hearts. So, without further adieu... 10 Reasons Why my Kids Make [...]

Healthy Risks? Or, Have I Lost my Mind?

Lately, I've been really putting myself out there. I've felt lost and I'm trying so hard to find my place, to find my way, to find the path fate wants me on. Because right now, I'm not on that path. I can feel it in my bones. I'm not using the gifts I've been given. [...]

On the right path

It would seem that the incidents of late have pushed me onto a slightly different life path than I intended for myself but perhaps that is the "right" path afterall. I'm currently taking a career counseling class as part of my Master's program. And one of the assignments (though it wasn't actually listed as an [...]