As I mentioned before, I am in a time of new routines, and as a result I broke one of my cardinal rules for managing my ADHD – only make one change at a time. You see this a lot at the beginning of the year. People will decide to change their eating habits, join a gym, … [Read more...] about One change at a time
It was Tuesday morning, and I had just gotten to work when I got the call. It was Nessie, Lena’s daughter. “Momma died this morning, Hugh. Can you come over to the house? We are waiting for the funeral home.” “Of course. I will be right there.” It’s never convenient. … [Read more...] about Sitting in the dark with a friend. Again.
Some of the best advice I ever got was to focus on the behaviors that got the results, rather than the results themselves. You don’t focus on cardiac health, you focus on doing aerobic exercise regularly. You don’t focus on dental hygiene, but on brushing your teeth every day. … [Read more...] about It starts with a decision
Take some leftover chicken bones, add the tops and trimmings from a carrot, the peel of some onions and the broccoli stalks you aren’t going to eat and put all that in a pot. Add enough water to cover it all, bring it to a boil and then put it on a very, very low simmer for six … [Read more...] about Trash and Time
As I mentioned a few weeks ago, I made the decision to go on medication for my depression – depression that was crippling me and threatening my ability to keep it together. This past weekend I was at a wedding, and several of the people there are readers of my blog. So, a natural … [Read more...] about The storm is still there