August

Sure, I'm still working on the civility of being an overwhelmed mother of four who can barely carve time out of the day to write my blog. Sigh, I remember this stage. The squirrelly, I never leave the house just for me unless I have a doctor's appointment, feeling. Time for Girlie to go to…

Water Melon

poison ivy on her ankles she cries and kicks like the world is coming to an end the end hasn't come yet she flooded the bar who knew that by throwing a baton in the air a faucet turned enough to make the water flow not in the sink but on the counter a waterfall…

A Good Day

  On a good day nothing happens I wake up pain free feeling rested then water my garden and weed until I hear Girlie saying, "Whereareyou?" (Whe Ah Yoo) in the direction of her window wondering if I subconsciously chose to create a world directly outside my daughter's window Sweet child makes me smile My…

The Sticky Fingered Cheek Demon Wakes

Wrestling with the sticky fingered cheek demon, AKA "Girlie," has been difficult. She is built like a tank. Why would I try wrestling with a two year old you may ask? Well, there was this EEG that was necessary to find out if her brain fixed whatever was causing her seizures. We've had our fingers…

daily life

I got my oil changed I visited the podiatrist for these flat slabs of flesh called feet I visited the rec center rehab place to make sure there was a heated pool I took the wrong exit and checked prices on new tires four hundred you have got to be kidding me dollars after stopping…

I took

Girlie outside (what was I thinking?) My brain said it would be okay, but I knew I had a limit to the time I would be okay out there. I started pulling weeds in the garden. Until I found the queen anne's lace plant I knew not to pull. I was squatting so I thought…

Loosening Up Exercise — The Sandbox Writing Challenge Part 3

https://promptlings.wordpress.com/2016/02/22/loosening-up-exercise-the-sandbox-writing-challenge-part-3/ Now on to the loosening up exercises. List 1: What words would you use to describe your spouse, partner, or best friend? eager, helpful, playful, shy, enthusiastic, List 2: What words would you use to describe your enemies those with whom you have a personality clash? narcissistic, manipulative, oppositional, petty, vindictive List 3: What…

Update List

I had my EEG. I see the neurologist on Tuesday. I have a new therapist. He has a clue and a sense of humor. I have a new psychiatrist with a different style without a god complex. I have a therapist waiting in the wings and another alternative psychiatrist in case I can't take the…

Many Springs

"okee mamee?" she asks and places her tiny hand on my shoulder. My face is on the floor again staring sideways at the sea of brown blond gold carpet listening to the neverending sound of the furnace vibrating through the galvanized vents. "Woof," she barks while jumping to emphasize the sound, proud that she can…