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Holiday... in And So It Goes....

In days past, the whole building would get together for a luncheon or cookout. There is a big difference, this year. A couple of guys set out grills, and invited those whom they wanted there. Whe...


Back in late March, a former tenant moved back into the apartment building in which I live. Upon arrival, she was well-loaded w/ drama, stating that she had recently left a 7 year, highly abusive...


You know, I very briefly thought that perhaps there could have been more to a long-time friendship, than simply “friendship”, perhaps something more serious, a “new” development. I very quickly l...


I won 5 times. I won a disposable aluminum cake pan with a lid, a yellow cake mix, a kitchen dish towel, storage containers, and a microwavable bowl with a lid. It was fun! :) I like playing bing...


I need to find within myself, the strength to let Bear know that I am 100% ready to move on with my life. I do not have anyone special in my life, at this time. I think that it would be nice to m...


Bear may have to leave the nursing home, as the social worker mentioned to him. He has to meet 5 deficits in order to stay there. They claim that he does not have any deficits. Bear told me that ...


A lot of times in my life, for various reasons, I have had a difficult time entering in to and maintaining friendships and relationships. Perhaps they I or they expect too much out of the other, ...


It is very nice out today. I shared my pizza hut meal with a friend, for dinner. I allowed my friend to look up some genealogical information on my laptop computer. I washed three loads of laundr...


It was a pretty good day. My life is happening. I am beginning to engage in social activities, and to reach out more to people. Rigidness is no longer a part of my schedule. If a girlfriend would...


May 15, 2020

Bingo... in And So It Goes....

Bingo was fun, but this afternoon I made homemade sugar cookies for the social activity (bingo). I also put reese’s cups and mini donuts on my cookie tray. People took from the tray , but I did n...


May 15, 2020

Friday! in And So It Goes....

Going to bingo tonight. Made a cookie tray for the bingo tenants. :) I retrieved my pottery plates while they were cleaning out John’s apartment. YAY! That was all that I took, and that was all...


it’s tonight. I have to be there at 9pm. my daughter is taking me.....I apologize for all lower case let ants me to go to sleep, I will be able to. in other news, Bear likes the nursin...


Aside from Bear’s tv stand, which he had wished to give to his cousin, he left everything to me, part of which is a microwave oven, big screen tv, a dresser and his Hewitt Packard computer. Yeste...


I was standing outside, this evening, having a smoke when I walked down to the gazebo area. I looked over across the road and up to the hills. All of the trees are going green, spring is in the a...


My daughters called…well 2 of them did. The day started out good, but got worse. I blew up outside due to two different scenarios. Bear’s former caregiver divulged very personal information about...


Yesterday afternoon, Bear was released from the hospital, then admitted to a local nursing home. It is in an adjacent town, but is not, unfortunately on my city’s bus route. I need to call down t...


The morning was not easy, but the day got better as it went along. Bear’s framed photo sits on my desk. It is a photo of him when I would guess him to be maybe 4 or 5 years old. He is wearing a l...


It is hitting me dead in the face. Bear is gone…gone from me. Yesterday morning, I called 911 for Bear. They transported him to the hospital. The social worker there is helping Bear to be placed ...


I went to bed at 6:30. This afternoon, Bear reached the finality of his struggles. He has reached the realization that he cannot, in fact take care of himself. He knows that he has major limitati...


I am feeling relatively calm at this time. I hope that Aripiprazole has a rapid onset. I will look it up. Often times while smoking outside, I run into the aforementioned “Jo-Jo”. In probably les...


May 01, 2020

Hello. .. in And So It Goes....

My nurse practitioner increased my Aripiprazole (Abilify) from 10 milligrams to 15 milligrams. It is prescribed for me as an adjunct to my antidepressant, Buproprion (Wellbutrin). I have been hav...


Well, I was sitting at my kitchen table, when I got up to answer a knock on my door. I looked out of the peep hole . It was “Jo Jo” . For privacy purposes, I have given that name to the drama que...


As time does not presently allow the lengthy version, I will give you the super-condensed version. Tenant moves back in. Claimed from the get go that they had just come from a abusive relationshi...


Saturday, I baked a double batch of Betty Crocker Chocolate Chip cookie pouches, using 2 sticks of real butter in the cookie batter. Everyone loved them. Sunday afternoon, I made a whoppin...


One of my health care practitioners prescribed Abilify for myself, as an adjunct to other psychiatric medications of which I am prescribed. Some mental health professionals refer to it as a “kick...


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