Tag: mental health

The sun peeks through the clouds, so once more into the fray…

This morning I woke up and stared at the ceiling in the glow of the dawning light, feeling a peace settling into the jangly spaces in my brain. I write this while sitting on my couch, on my phone, with a sleeping baby draped over my lap. I've dressed her in a black kitty cat onesie today to help me remember that it ...

Do not feed the fears.

I know, I know. This blog is supposed to be all about recipes, brewing, gardening, and you know what? I'm trying. Honestly, I am. I've been a bit of a mess since the election and it's been worse since the Inauguration. I'm scared for my friends and for my family. I'm disturbed by the willful violence of those ...

Ticks and Lyme Disease: Antibiotics

Chapter 1: The Bite Chapter 2:  The Next Steps Chapter 3: The Basics of Lyme Chapter 4:  Antibiotics Antibiotics are a mixed blessing.  Properly applied, they save many lives and have extended the estimated length of life for those who have access to them. But the regular over-use of them can be horrible on the ...

Pixie's Pocket