I need away from where I live. I came here to finish my college education when I was a single mom in my 40s. I finished it and ended up staying because my children were in school. They are out now, my youngest just turned 20, and I need to go.
Some years ago I became aware that one of the biggest events in this town is a particular festival that is supposed to celebrate the diversity of this community. I'm ashamed to say it's really all about showcasing the wealthy white families - and ther
Long time lurker, coming out on this blog because I don't know where else to talk about this.
Last Friday, I called the Southern Baptist Church in which I grew up, to ask them to NOT hold a memorial service for my mother. I spoke to the senior pastor, and can I just how much I truly hate that condescending, pastoral tone?
I voiced my opinion because my father requested this memorial, and my siblings support this. Problem? My parents have been divorced for over 30 years. My father remar
Tomorrow (4th) I start to wean off Pregabalin. It's seriously aggravating my polymorphic light eruption, which had pretty much buggered off in recent years. Plus, it wasn't doing that good a job on the constant achiness that I was taking it for in the first place. So, it has to go.
It'll be a slow taper to try and keep the withdrawal symptoms to a minimum. Not sure I want to deal with nausea, blood pressure issues, flu like symptoms, etc for the next few weeks/months so fingers crossed.