This site is a lot of things. It’s therapy. It’s a passion for bouldering and rock climbing. It’s a beginner’s path to enlightenment (or the light at the end of the tunnel…wait…is that a train?!?!). Mainly, it is a collection of humor, good days, bad days, probably some uglies, and my life in general as a sport climber and boulderer, with my ultimate goal being to become a true alpinist. And yes, boulderer is a word. So please enjoy!!!
Well, I started a new medication yesterday. It is meant to help me concentrate, which I have had trouble with for many years, and it is also supposed to help me “turn my brain off” at night so that I can sleep better. Sleep is an eternal fight for me. I have been running on … Continue reading Started a new medication yesterday
So, yes, I survived World War III, also known as the Fourth of July. Miraculously. I appreciate the holiday, but I cannot tolerate much in the way of its celebration because I have such a severe and chronic case of PTSD. Bummer, but yeah. It really sends me over the edge! It is over for … Continue reading Wild ride!
I have been slaving away at my computer researching, typing up papers, reading, analyzing, citing, and going out of my mind all week so far. I find it oddly satisfying, but I have been sorely neglecting my blog in the process. So, first thing’s first. Today is Squiggle Bug’s third birthday!!! Yes, he has survived … Continue reading Lots going on
I have to be honest with you. I am suffering from a serious lack of creativity lately, and I believe it to be the result of the COVID-19 pandemic. How, you ask, can I blame this crisis of creativity on SARS-CoV-2? It is easy. I do not watch television except to catch the occasional weather … Continue reading COVID and creative numbness