So September is Suicide Prevention Month. And people keep asking me to share Suicide memes. Sorry, no. There were two successful and two failed suicides in my circle in the past five years. Another failed suicide lives in my blood family. I was one of the failed suicides. I am also … More Why I Don’t Share Suicide Prevention Memes
(In her own words, editted for spelling and grammer) Our story started over fourteen years ago. My husband is a home builder, avid fisherman and loves to be outside. In his early 40’s he started to have massive joint pain, then the headaches would begin. On two separate occasions, we ended up in the ER … More Lyme Disease: Stories From the Front Lines of An Epidemic –Tammy S.
Hello. Yes, I have Lyme disease. No, I will not be posting about it all month – even though this is Lyme Awareness month. What I will be doing instead is using Facebook and the web to distract me from the hell that is Lyme since ALL Lyme treatment is out of pocket and … More RANT WARNING – LYME DISEASE
For Bob M. who was brave enough to ask. As an intro here: Bob M is a local former weightlifter in my circle who follows this blog and who had a polite laugh and a serious question about my offer to write about how to put on a girdle. You see Bob had testicular cancer … More For Bob M. – How to put on a Gynocomastia/binder shirt.
Hello, and welcome again to Bohica Lyme. For those of you who are new this is a blog about growing up and becoming a responsible human being in a culture that fears death, is youth fixated, and believes that “adulthood” is a semi-mystical state. This blog is for everyone who is feeling a little lost … More A friendly reminder and warning
If you are like me and live in one of America’s Southern cities then you really come to dread the Summer commute…and rightly so. Every year the Highway Patrol reports a certain number of accidents and injuries related to heat especially during July and August when temperatures can reach 90-106 degrees Fahrenheit. So this blog … More Surviving the Summer Commute
A quick and dirty blog today as I try to work through something that is puzzling me… Despite my circumstances – or maybe because of them – I frequently find myself with too many material goods of a certain type, especially blankets, canned foods I am allergic too, socks, teeshirts, and so on; and as … More Sorry, can’t help you.
One of the worst things about being an autist is that there are times when you literally cannot get your needs met because you literally cannot formulate a request for help. There has been an ongoing thing here for me wherein I have been perseverating on a situation and where I can literally think of nothing … More Autism Speaks – and perseverates and rants
Well, here we go again. I really am sorry to bother you, but my family and I could really use a little help. It is the first of the month and I after paying my rent, setting aside my first doctor’s fee, and buying a week’s supply of my very limited selection of foods, I … More Fundraising.
Well, here we go again. I really am sorry to bother you, but my family and I could really use a little help. It is the first of the month and I after paying my rent, setting aside my first doctor’s fee, and buying a week’s supply of my very limited selection of foods, I … More I’m sorry to intrude, but my family and I could use a little help.