• Health

    Painsomnia – No Sleep Because of Pain

    Fibromyalgia causes widespread pain and the medication (Gabapentin) I am on doesn’t help that much. When I am stressed, I don’t sleep well. The lack of sleep increases the pain and then I can’t sleep because of all the pain.…

  • Health

    Citalopram Side Effects Hell

    My doctor prescribed Citalopram to help me with menopause symptoms – night sweats, hot flashes, moodiness, and insomnia. I took 20 milligrams and did well since it resolved the symptoms of menopause I had without side effects at that point.…

  • Writing

    Poor, Poor Mary

    Mary perched on a vacant stool and looked beside her to the man sitting next to her. The place was noisy and busy but Mary couldn’t just sit there quietly. She never could. “Have you been here long”, she said…

  • Writing

    Characters for Carousel Ride

    I’m spending hours working on the characters for my novel Carousel Ride. The main character is Natalie Noffke. She is a teenager who is awkward in social settings but excels in math and science. Her father is a quantum physicist…

  • Life

    Bucket List

    I was watching Pippi Peterson’s YouTube channel (http://www.youtube.com/user/designfunthings) about her RV life and she talked about a bucket list. I used to have a bucket list but hadn’t thought about it in years. So it gets me thinking I need…