Anxiety’s Release

I didn’t know the name of it for a long time. I knew it afflicted my mother. I knew it likely afflicted most of that side of the family. Most of them covered it with all sorts of vices: smoking, drinking, eating, hoarding, obsessive fear. Some of those vices...

Is This the Peak?

Weigh-in day. I did sneak a peek earlier in the week because I’m a glutton for punishment. I was pleasantly surprised then, and after the weight and measurements I took this morning I think I may be in a good groove. Peanut visited a local nursing home with gift...