Daily Archives: January 18, 2018

Health Care System Fails Serious Mental Illness (SMI) and Severe Emotional Disturbance (SED)

The Way Forward: Federal Action for a System That Works for All People Living With SMI and SED and Their Families and Caregivers The Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee (ISMICC) has released a report detailing a plan for helping…

Slow Days

Such slow days I’ve had.  I finally left the house last night to go to church and enjoyed that immensely.  The kids went to school today although it was a delayed start–they didn’t open until 10:15 a.m.  I go get my hair done today so am looking forward to seeing Holly. We will have fun talking while she is working.

I think I am about to get some good news from one of my play submissions. I don’t want to say too much in case it doesn’t work out.  But it will be really good if it does.

The sun is out even though it is still below freezing here. That at least makes it more cheerful.  The snow is almost gone from our yard, what little we had of it left from yesterday.  It should be all gone tomorrow.

I guess I will run get ready for my appointment.  Hope everyone stays warm and waits out the snow.


Penny Positive #49

From An Optimist’s Calendar


Pets as Good Medicine – Let Them Entertain You

While everyone with a chronic illness (physical, emotional, or both) has a different set of health circumstances, one factor remains constant. We all feel lonely, trapped in a world of feeling crappy. I hadn’t checked the daily prompts for awhile now and since I have not been able to get a post written lately, I …