Monthly Archives: November 2017

Feeling Discouraged – The Funk

It happens to all of us, regardless that we may feel the opposite most of the time. THE FUNK. Not necessarily due to anything in particular, it hits with a fury. Symptoms include – but are not limited to – not wanting to do anything at all, staying in yoga pants full time, forgetting you own makeup and even possibly less frequent showering. Can also include dragging of feet, staring off into space, feeling a general discouragement, and being completely an un-fun person. THE FUNK doesn’t only affect you, but everyone you come in contact with and it’s very unattractive.  Continue reading

One Year Post Suicide Attempt

November 7th is my daughter Gabi’s birthday. She turned 17 yesterday, is a senior in high school. She’s incredibly smart and skipped 5th grade. Seriously, the school didn’t know what to do with her. They kept trying to fit her in programs because she was so far ahead and finally I told the principal to send her to 6th grade. It was a great decision. Gabi is shy and quiet and funny as hell. I mean really, really funny. Yesterday, I went to her school and brought her some super gross, store bought, frosted sugar cookies, a minion birthday balloon and a love note. It’s the little things. Since she graduates this coming Spring, this was the last year to embarrass her at school. Good times. She traded her Minion balloon for a pastrami sandwich. Since it cost me $1.05 I think she traded well. Continue reading