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Someone has been knocking, loudly on my door at night, after I go to bed. I have decided to ignore it, to not even talk about it to anyone because it serves no useful purpose. It only reinforces ...


2 days ago

Part 3 in And So It Goes....

This morning, I decided that I would not go down to the gazebo to smoke. I walked over to the far lot to smoke a cigar. On my way back across the parking lot, two people from the gazebo said hell...


To all of the new people whom have left comments for me, I thank you. I understand that all of you are trying to help me. There are also a lot of “old-timers” on here whom, through reading ...


Both yesterday evening and this morning, I gave a friend of mine a substantial serving of the Sunday Dish Dinner and mashed potatoes. While at their apartment, this same person commented to me th...


Today, I made “Sunday Dish Dinner” (beef and gravy) in my slow cooker and served it with deli coleslaw. Bear came over to have some. While he was eating, I delivered some meals to people in the b...


Thank God for the social services van driver. She took me right up to the old agency. I paid $11.75 for a hard copy of my medical records. She then took me to the new agency and I was able to mak...


I called the old behavioral health agency at 8:30 am, which is when they open. The receptionist transferred me over to medical records. I received their voice mail. I left a message for them, ask...


Well, this morning I phoned the new behavioral agency to inquire as to whether or not they had received my medical records from the old agency, in order that they could proceed with giving me an ...


Today, I made the decision to try to get an appointment with another behavioral health agency, to see a psychiatrist. The only psychiatrist at that office, only sees children. However, they do ha...


Saturday afternoon, I walked downtown to the Catholic Church for Mass. I had not been to Mass in a very long time. The Mass was to begin at 5pm. I left the building at 4:30pm, and was down at the...


July 30, 2018

Of Sunday... in And So It Goes....

My oldest sister visited, yesterday afternoon. We shopped at Goodwill, where she gave me $20 for thrift shopping, and $20 for groceries. I bought a black sleeveless dress, a long grey heavy weigh...


I was sitting down at the gazebo, smoking a cigar, having a conversation with one of the staff, and waiting for the van driver to call me back on my cellphone. One of Bear’s former caregiver’s cl...


I set my alarm for 4 am. My coffee was ready to go. My supplies and clothing were ready for the day, being that I had a one hour therapy appointment and an appointment with my primary care physic...


Just wanted to let all of you know that I have not forgotten about my Prose Box friends. It’s been a rocky road, and I have had a lot of mud slung at my face. But hey, that is life, right? Of cou...


Here in the Ohio Valley, actually down in Morristown Ohio it is time for Jamboree in the Hills, the superbowl music. People come from near and far to watch country’s greats perform. It is televis...


My wake up time was 4 am. I wanted my apartment to be in order and be showered in case maintenance would come at 8 am to fix my bathtub drain. I caught the 7:39am bus up to Walmart. There, I boug...


The nurse practitioner suggested that I take one Neurontin every other day, of the remaining Neurontin that were prescribed to me when I was seen at the emergency department, last week. Today was...


The nurse practitioner at the behavioral health agency prescribed Topramax for my bipolar disorder. At this time, she does not prescribe Neurontin. This morning, I baked cookies for th...


This morning I phoned the behavioral health agency to ask if they had any openings with the nurse practitioner, today. I received an appointment for 11 am. Oh Happy Day! :) I am showered and rea...


Bear talked me into going to the emergency room. The van driver drove us up there. The doctor gave me a prescription. Just wanted all of my dear and special friends on Prose Box that I am doing ...


July 10, 2018

No Title... in And So It Goes....

If I said that I were doing ok, it would be a lie. My last dose of Neurontin was yesterday morning. I am really “bottoming-out”. I feel as if I cannot do much of anything. And yes, just to calm m...


July 09, 2018

Recipe... in And So It Goes....

I found this recipe online. Here goes.... “Cake” one (21 ounce) can apple pie filling 1 box angel food cake mix (the type in which the directions say to add water ONLY) Mix together dry cake mix ...


My wake up time was 4:30 am. I had a thought to cancel my trip to the dollar store and reschedule. I did not think that I would be able to get my act together. I just wanted to go back to sleep f...


July 08, 2018

Tomorrow... in And So It Goes....

Tomorrow is going to be a busy day. In the morning, the van driver is taking me to the local dollar store to do my monthly shopping, then in the afternoon the van driver is taking Bear and I to W...


I love Prose Box and I love all of my Prose Box friends. I hope that this site never closes down because all of you have been my lifeline from time to time. Thank you very much. :)


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