Archives for July, 2011

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Book Review: When God Was A Rabbit by Sarah Winman

Every family has secrets and even the ones that seem to have it easier than others hide those secrets even from themselves. Sarah Winman has beautifully shown how a secret can be lost to a family and retrieved in the most unexpected ways. In When God Was A Rabbit, Elly's life is tied ...
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Pills, pills, pills and Michelle Bachmann

As I've noted repeatedly at this blog, I am a chronic migraine sufferer. I've discussed how they affect me as well as how they affect my family. I've also mentioned in the past that stress is certainly one of the factors in my migraines, however, and this is the important part, ...
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Why sometimes it is better to give in to the small things

As I noted in the post prior to this one, this summer has been little fun for me and, really, for anyone living in this household. Stress and tension are overwhelming and even our mini-vacation back to Illinois was more stress and tension and what felt like a lot of pressure in what was ...
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Summer is no fun

At some point this summer, I recognized that my stress levels were a little overwhelming to me. I haven't been writing in my blog. I've been consumed with studying for yet another standardized test that is required for me to prove myself. I cannot count the number of those I've had to ...
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