This Is Your Brain On Sleeplessness

Josh and Jordan are downstairs shooting next Monday’s video right now.  My scenes for the week are finished, I’ve got chicken soup simmering on the stove, and a pain pill in my system making me the slightest bit woozy and loopy. My only responsibility left for today is to write this blog post. So here…

Making Lists

Last week’s goals: 1. Pursue treatment fully: A I made it through my scary appointment on Tuesday plus various unexpected tests, I made a bunch of phone calls, I’m taking a prescribed antibiotic & supplements, I’m working with the office to get more tests and vaccines needed before I can start medication, and I’ve got an appointment…

A Rundown of My Week So Far

The last few days have been an emotional roller coaster. I spent the first half of Monday psyching myself out about my doctor’s appointment. I was nervous about going back to see a doctor after four years’ absence, but it was one of the better medical experiences I’ve had. They took me seriously, weren’t overly invasive, and…

Start Over on Monday

Last week’s goals: 1. Walk around the neighborhood at least three times: A+ I took Mia for FOUR walks this week! It is getting easier and I’m feeling less anxious the more I do it. 2. Make appointments: F Man, I barely thought about the appointments I need to make, and when I did think…

Sleep

It’s been a long day and I never got to recover from the long day yesterday so I’m still pretty worn out. Tonight we shot Messy Mondays for the first time in over a month. We are all rusty so it took a little longer than usual, but we got it done. Josh will edit in…

Three Things That Help Me Sleep

One of my goals this week was to get in bed earlier and make sure I’m awake at a decent hour. This isn’t the only change I’ve made recently in an attempt to improve my sleep, though. In the past six months I’ve tried many strategies, and here’s what I’ve found to be the most helpful: Planning my tomorrow.…