Prepping for more than survival

Because Winter is Coming and seasonal depression and I can’t spend the next six months in a couch fort

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Ask me how I am and I’ll probably lie to you

“I’m fine.” We all say it. We all are usually fudging a bit when we say it. Me? My pants are on fire when I say it, and yet I’ll still say it. “I’m fine.” LIES! I’m not fine. I’m stressed. Okay, I’m beyond stressed. Stress begets stress. Anxiety begets anxiety. Depression comes along and…

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We are not morning people

As I stumbled out of my room this morning, I was relieved to find that my husband had gotten Maura ready for school. There she was, clothed, sitting on the couch. Sitting on the couch, glaring out at the world, with one shoe on, one shoe missing, and a major case of bedhead. We are…

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