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I have a lot of mental health issues, that periodically interfere with having serenity in my life. I do the best that I can.

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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 02, 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...


April 19, 2020

Salutation... in And So It Goes....

I have been kind of busy, but wished to drop in and say, “hello” to all of my PB friends. I am fine. Bear is on a 3 to 6 month waiting list to be admitted to a local nursing home. This will be a ...


April 14, 2020

Of Monday... in And So It Goes....

It is hollow. The inside…at this moment. The company meant well. They did. But they know no other way. They are somewhat younger…my one friend. Her life is not quite “mapped out”. She is but 42, ...


April 07, 2020

Hello! in And So It Goes....

Last week, two family members brought to me groceries, furniture and an assortment of items. God bless them. As far as the Corona Virus goes, my own personal belief, as a Christi...


Preheated the oven at 1pm, made the cookie dough and have been baking ever since. This is the first cookie recipe I ever tried in which the baking temperature is 250 degrees. It sure made a big b...


Ingredients : 2-pound package frozen hash browns 1 (16-ounce) carton sour cream 1 can cream of chicken soup 8-ounce package shredded cheddar cheese 1/2 cup melted margarine 3/4 cup chopped onion...


I found this recipe in a cookbook. : Ingredients : 1 cup melted butter or margarine 2 cups sugar 3 to 4 cups flour, sifted 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoo...


I found this recipe online : Ingredients : 3 cups instant potato flakes hot water 2 teaspoons prepared mustard 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup dill pickle cubes, chopped 6 eggs, hard-boiled and chopped...


I clicked on ProseBox, went to my PB journal and on to my comments only to see a four letter word from another diarist. Could someone please explain to me the reason for this behavior and all of ...


Wheeling sister came up the river on Monday afternoon. We shopped at one of the local dollars stores, then WalMart. After that, we swung over to Bob Evan’s for fries, coleslaw and huge hamburgers...


Neither my sister nor myself was feeling well this morning. She is coming up on Monday. The cookies turned out good. :0


Tomorrow is going to be a baking day.....peanut butter cookies......the easy way......1 cup sugar......1 cup peanut butter and 1 egg.....mix together the sugar and egg, then add the peanut butter...


March 13, 2020

My Corner... in And So It Goes....

Nice weather here, in the Northern Panhandle. Partly sunny with a high of 64 degrees. I am waiting for a return call from a behavioral health agency, regarding my inquiry. It is rather important....


One of my daughters stopped over, this afternoon. It was very nice to see her. We sat at my kitchen table and looked through family photos. I cannot tell you how good it was to spend some time wi...


Today, Bear is due to come home. He had told his doctor, before asking me about it, that I would be able to assist him, upon his return. He said that he has no pneumonia, however I am having heal...


Yes, this morning I phoned my c-pap supplies company to order some supplies for my c-pap machine. The customer service rep took my info, looked me up and then proceeded to tell me that there was ...


Today, in the weather department for the Upper Ohio Valley, we are going to experience partly sunny skies, with a high of 64 degrees......a taste of spring! :) In just a little b...


This morning, something dawned on me. I complain way too much about my life’s circumstances. However, I feel that when it comes to my journal’s topics, feelings and self-expression, I am entitled...


Yesterday, I sat at home from 2pm to 6pm, waiting for my pharmacy delivery. They must have tried to call me from their phone to my landline, but apparently could not get through b/c I was on the ...


Yesterday, I visited Bear, at the local hospital. He is a patient on the skilled unit. He looked good. He has much discomfort in his right knee, upon any type of movement. His appetite is good. H...


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