Eight months later….

Eight months is a long timeā€¦ Since April, I had put this past week in October week as a pin mark in my own personal calendar. For me, this date was many things; an inspiration, a deadline, a goal, and a test. It was a personal deadline that had been arbitrarily set, at least in … [Read more…]

Bea scared me last night

In what was a typical weeknight following a work day, Bea and I were playing with the frisbee. This, in itself, is nothing unusual. My baby loves her frisbee time. Even the dog walker that I have hired to come over everyday does not actually ‘walk’ Bea but instead spend the 15 minutes in the … [Read more…]

Star Wars at the Kennedy Center

This past Saturday evening, I put on jeans and a Star Wars t-shirt and a suit jacket. I sat in a box seat at the Kennedy center and watched Star Wars: A New Hope (Special Edition) while the orchestra played John Williams’ Academy Award winning score. It was amazing to see little kids, people from … [Read more…]

Step 9

Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others. This is Step 9 of the infamous 12 Steps of AA. Of all the Steps of AA, this is the one I was most afraid of. Or perhaps a better way to put, it is this step … [Read more…]

The Rozerem Experience

During my last visit with my shrink, I described how my continued battle with insomnia was effecting my life and well being more than ever before. I described to her the lack of energy, motivation, clear thought processes, etc. There was a point where I had described my thought processes about even though I had … [Read more…]

if nothing else I can cook…

What do people do that suffer insomnia and get hungry? Well, if they live in New York City, go outside, walk a block or two and find a diner. The rest of us of have to re-heat leftovers OR cook. Last night at around 3am, I cooked. Admittedly, this was a unique experience for me, … [Read more…]