Inherited traits

My parents came up to help us with some projects around our place. As the men worked outside, the women attended to the filthy layers of dog hair, dust bunnies and cobwebs that had built up since the beginning of the year – (when all the chaos started).

As we cleaned it became clear that both of us was OCD-ing and they were starting to clash. When I tried to complain about our disagreement she brought up a good point. If I was going to inherit anything I should be grateful it was the OCD and not Alcoholism – which runs rampant in my family.

I do a lot of drinking (non-alcoholic) when I’m depressed since I don’t eat – all my will to move is gone. It’s not healthy – it causes other problems both physically and emotionally for me and my family – who has to watch.

I’m glad I can’t handle caffeine – might as well as give me speed – I hate to think what alcohol would do to me.

And I Quote

From What’s up Doc – No, but it’s consistent.

This depression has been a hard one for me. My body just wants to sleep, not eat, or think. I’ve learned that if I or anybody else tries to improve my mood that I get worse. The same things have been repeating at different rates for the last twenty years.

Garfield the Wise

I love reading comics, manga, marvel, ect- Calvin was my hero and Garfield was wise.

One of my most favorite ideas came that cat is, “Try everything once, go back and do the fun stuff twice.” He might have been talking about food but it’s still a good point to ponder. 

Here is a short list of some things I have yet to do – skydiving, leave the country, publish a book, see one of my house designs lived in, and go on a cruise. What is on your list?

Things that go bump

While scrolling through funny memes I was reminded of an event that happened when I was a teenager- my parents had taken me to see Phantom of the Opera for my graduation present, and I had picked up a shirt with the phantoms mask – I was so excited to wear it to school the next day that I had laid it over a chair so the design wouldn’t crease before going to bed.

In the middle of the night I woke up – rolled over and found myself staring into a pale face! Many thoughts ran through my head – had someone broken into the house, was I going to be kidnaped, what could I grab to defend myself, could I at least put on clothes – and that’s when I realized I was looking at my new shirt. The mask part was glowing and it looked like someone was looking at me in the moonlight. 

I don’t leave that shirt out at night anymore.

Share the Bloody Love

Halloween is one of my most favorite times of the year, and like any bad seed, I like to mess with people, although I prefer to work on more lingering effects than just good ol’ scare tactics. Sure you can make people jump but for how long? I would rather instill a fear and allow their imaginations to create the nightmare. I guess having a mind that is overactive just makes me want to share that joy – Bwahahaha.

For those of you who also like to play mind games here are some of my recipes for disaster to trick your guest before you treat them.

SET-UP: in the dim light set up a tasting table. Give some creepy story as to why they are testing (witches/mad scientist/apothecary/etc.) and let the fun begin.

THINGS TO TEST: Head to your local grocery story and start looking for unusual things and textures then give them names that make it sound unworthy to taste. Here are some of my personal favorites that I have used through the years. If you have some that you like, please let know what they are and how they were received.

Spider Eggs Sacs – yogurt covert raisins
Bat Lunges – smoked oysters
Rotten Teeth – hominy
Bone Chips – water chestnuts
Maggots – canned mini shrimp
Demon Eyes – lemon heads or wasabi peas
Toxic Zombie Brains – cream cheese/sour cream/wasabi/avocado
Chopped Rat Tails – black licorice
Mice Brains – craisins
Mermaid Tears – tonic water
Dust of Broken Hearts – cream of tarter
Troll Dandruff – colored coconut flakes

Ever Wanted to Know

Today it is one month since I started this blog – I’m impressed with myself for managing to post once a day and to you, my followers – for choosing to follow me. I am truly thankful.

I know that my focus is on the laughter side, but that does not mean that I have not struggled – I have lived through many dark and immobilizing days. As you can start to read about in my Medical History – the Early Years and Raging Twenties. I’m still working on my thirties – it doesn’t get any better. lol But I thought I would open up a Q& A. This is not just for me, but also my husband who has had to learn and cope along with me.

Please ask anything, but be polite and non-graphic as this blog is also open to youngsters. If I get enough questions, we will do a Live-Feed to answer them. If you have a question that you want to ask but not in front of everyone you can contact me personally in Contact Sarah

I’m looking forward to getting to meet you all and answer your questions about mental and physical health issues.