Day 14 PlayList

Wow. In the midst of this incredible worldwide phenomenon that hasn’t been seen in our lifetime I find myself doing very little productive. When London was quarantined for the Plaque Shakespeare wrote most of his brilliant plays. this will not be my output. I am however revisiting some songs I used to love. I reallyContinue reading “Day 14 PlayList”

Concerta and Ritalin

I started on some ADD medications last week. I’ve noticed a significant improvement in my focus. It’s great! I have been much more “present” in meeting and my thinking is more orderly. I’m still on the introductory low-dose, I move to the big leagues on Friday. Hopefully it will just get better. Work is crazyContinue reading “Concerta and Ritalin”

Measuring age…

My baby turns 22 next week (not pictured). I’m 55 and that seems old enough but when I see my baby all grown-up and approaching a milestone birthday (aren’t they all?) I can’t help but feel even older. I reflect that I may not see many more of his birthdays. Will I live to 78Continue reading “Measuring age…”

aaaand It’s ADD

My partner and i filled out a behavioral survey designed to evaluated whether or not I had some characteristics of ADD. Big surprise; it turns out I have many characteristics of ADD. Not much hyperactivity so I won’t be getting sent to the principle or anything but I get distracted, i don’t finish things, someContinue reading “aaaand It’s ADD”

Music that makes me cry

There are two songs, written by the same gentleman, that bring tears to my eyes every time i hear them. They are both about World War I; The Green Fields of France (or No Man’s Land) and The Band Played Waltzing Mathilda. I spent some time in the military and I appreciate that our militaryContinue reading “Music that makes me cry”

The Beach in January

Such a beautiful day here in God’s country that we’re heading out for a walk on the beach. I need it. The cold has driven me indoors and into the pantry for the past week! I’m still intrigued by my late-stage ADD diagnosis. In my mind I see myself getting on these drugs and thenContinue reading “The Beach in January”

Therapy?

Sheez, and I thought I was just a physical wreck! Tonight is my first appointment with a therapist. I’ve been having some pretty intense anxiety over the past couple of months. It involves some public humiliation that I don’t want to get into the specifics of…I wasn’t arrested or anything like that. It’s safe toContinue reading “Therapy?”