I Didn’t Spend Money on PawPaws But It Wasn’t For Lack of Coveting

Last Christmas, I looked at getting some pawpaw trees, but they were out of stock so I signed up for notifications for when they're back in stock. And they're back! These trees are native to the United States, and they have fruit that I've seen described as mango, banana, or 'tropical' flavored.  (Whatever that might … Continue reading I Didn’t Spend Money on PawPaws But It Wasn’t For Lack of Coveting

So, We Flooded

Thursday September 13th, Southwest Wisconsin was SLAMMED with a storm that flooded all sorts of places. One of them was our house - mildly flooded.  The other was my parents' house - very flooded. Right now I'm just talking about our house. Here was our backyard: Pretty muddy water: Water rushing down the hill across … Continue reading So, We Flooded

Losing My Job

I hadn't talked about this before, just thought about what would be appropriate to post.  I was definitely down the week I discovered this and didn't want to say something stupid or too down. I'll be losing my job in September.  It was limited term employment, but they were expecting to renew.  Instead, office politics … Continue reading Losing My Job

Interesting Things Just for You: Ask a Mortician YouTube Channel

I got some bad news this last Friday, and I'm not doing so hot, so the next few posts are entertainment only, focusing on the YouTube channels I've been binging this weekend. The first is Ask a Mortician, and I've actually been watching her channel heavily for several weeks now. I absolutely love how direct … Continue reading Interesting Things Just for You: Ask a Mortician YouTube Channel

Everything Was Stable So Time For New Medications: Let’s Talk About Weight Gain

UGH. I was doing SO WELL on the meds I was on, fairly stable, rarely swinging full manic and a livable amount of depression. But I made the mistake of mentioning, at my most recent psych appointment, that I was lactating from the Invega. My doctor immediately wanted to know for how long. Four years?  … Continue reading Everything Was Stable So Time For New Medications: Let’s Talk About Weight Gain