Category Archives: stress

Maybe a Move?

Contemplating the doctor’s suggestion to cut back on stress, I quickly pinpointed the two areas that topped my stressor list. Money (always). Teenagers are not cheaper than infants or toddlers even though they no longer require diapers, daycare or babysitters. … Continue reading

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Less Stress

“Less stress,” prescribed the doctor in charge of lowering my stubbornly resistant and persistent high blood pressure after reviewing a month’s worth of readings predominantly in the stage 2 and 3 hypertension range. “Less stress,” I repeated. “How so?” “Take … Continue reading

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Onward

On my birthday, my depressing, uncelebrated, one year older and no farther ahead birthday I drove in to school to prepare for the week and feed the classroom pet. I was listening to the local NPR station and at the … Continue reading

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