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And So It Goes....

by chocolatechip

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6 hours ago

Through the Roof...

I am having an extremely high level of anxiety. At 10am, I will be having a teletherapy appointment through the behavioral health agency, with my therapist. There will be much to discuss, as I am...


23 hours ago

Lightbulb...

I have a neighbor across the hall from me that is an elderly tenant, and is also a registered sex offender. O.k. Well, after a while, when I moved into my new apartment (across the hall from him)...


1 day ago

Early Bird!

This morning, I will present at the vision center to pick out a new pair of prescription eyeglasses. I have to catch an early bus. It will be good to get out. Afterwards, I may go somewhere else.


2 days ago

But Anyway......

This morning my anxiety was through the roof. I called the behavioral health agency and left a message. They returned my call, asked me if I am taking my prescribed medications, and jotted down n...


I can tell that my neighbor and his caregiver across the hall, and myself are really beginning to get on each other’s nerves. He and I used to get along superbly. Perhaps he is having the onset o...


2 days ago

Astounded...

I simply wished to go outside, sit alone (or even sit w/ someone w/ whom I could have a reasonably intelligient conversation), and enjoy the Fall weather. I was called over by a member of this cl...


2 days ago

Untitled...

It is there. I do not feel quite myself. It’s like an underlying feeling of depression. I think that I may be fighting Seasonal Affective Disorder. At this point, it seems manageable. I just hope...


He sits in his wheelchair all day long and complains about everything, simply b/c he has nothing better to do. Now they have decided to keep their door closed during the day, then open it right a...


4 days ago

Baking Day! :)

I am doing my Saturday holiday baking, today.


October 13, 2020

Day Break

A lark, sing. The gentle morning breeze. Passing of the night time sky, Slowly opening up the Heavens. A prayer for being blessed. The promise of a brand new day. ...


October 12, 2020

Random Thoughts...

You know, I like it here. I do. But there are those tenants whom, if given the chance would try to squash you under their own shoe. They have radar. They pick up on your “cues”. Oh yes, if I were...


October 12, 2020

Just for Today...

My therapist will be phoning me in less than an hour. It is good to talk to her b/c she is concerned about my well-being. I can discuss w/ her any issues that I am having in my life, that I would...


October 11, 2020

Odds and Ends...

Yesterday, online I ordered a very long, straight and stretchy denim skirt. I might save it for a special occasion. This month, I have an appointment at the optometrist’s office to p...


October 11, 2020

Of Sunday...

For dinner, I had chicken and stuffing. This afternoon, I washed one large load of laundry. This morning, I went through my usual routine, however I was having issues with my laptop. I resolved t...


October 11, 2020

Gratefuls!

I am grateful for my ssi check, Medicaid, foodstamps, HUD and my free cellphone.


October 10, 2020

Saturday Evening...

Monday is a friend’s birthday. She will be 60. I will be 60 about 2.5 months post that. I put a bag of gifts together for her. She liked everything very much. After that, I went home to eat the t...


October 10, 2020

Going Outside!

My last batch went into the oven, then I am going to go out and have a cigar!


October 10, 2020

Change of Plans...

Instead of using the recipe in my previous entry, I am trying the Mrs. Field’s Choc. Chip cookie recipe. They are supposed to be the best!


October 10, 2020

The Reason...

Bear mentioned to me, on the phone this evening, that this afternoon he had a bout of depressive symptoms. I told him that my normal reaction to getting up in the morning is, “What is the point”?...


October 10, 2020

HPV=?

HPV is the abbreviation for Human Papilloma Virus. My test presented negative. The other test results are still awaiting. Well, I went through my recipes. I think that I am going to mak...


The results of the pap test showed that the HPV was negative. The other test result has not yet come back. I am feeling much better. Yesterday, in the afternoon I rested and consumed hot black te...


October 08, 2020

Next Time?

I am experiencing a mild degree of discomfort from the invasive procedure that I had, yesterday. My PCP’s office said that this is a normal reaction from a pap test. Given yesterday’s experience,...


The other day, I took some of those cookies out of my freezer to be sampled by some friends. I tried one myself, thawed out of course. They were very, very good. They were not “overly spicy”, whi...


October 07, 2020

Went to the Gynecologist...

I had to have a pap test. I did not feel at all comfortable in that office. It was only a painful reminder to me that I am 59 years old, way past menopause, and that my childbearing years are lon...


October 07, 2020

Wednesday Morning.

My wake-up time was 2 am. My coffee was ready to go. After coffee, I took my medicine which, is a complicated process in and of itself. I am on a slew of prescribed medications and a few OTC meds...


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For now, this a journal about my thoughts and feelings.