Originally Posted by BranchMonkey I did it: Got up early, stayed on task; kept my word on a rare promise--I don't usually make them because with my health problems and medication withdrawals i never know how I will feel from hour to hour, let alone day to day. And I got a lot done, pull-en-ty. Also, plenty to do before I sleep, and it's still good. Sure, it'll pass: Change, change, change... I'm starting, just barely, to get the hang of accepting it.
Originally Posted by Wiz
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Originally Posted by BranchMonkey Beats the heck out of me, sometimes.
I hear a lot that I tell it like it is, or that I don't hold back.
Sometimes, I hear about how much I know that they never thought about.
Really, though? I am approachable as long as the person doing the approaching isn't sending out harmful vibes.
When I'm sick, I am not approachable the same way as when I am less sick:
Enthusiastic, curious, and complimentary without being obsequious
Originally Posted by BranchMonkey I've got, studied, reference Gifts Differing by Briggs-Myers, and once I got around to reading and referencing it, I could pick out my seemingly obvious type by reading the description; on reflection, it's simplistic, like astrology--leaving no room (nor did she intend to) for the impact of extreme poverty, violence, mental ill caregivers and other stresses. She admitted she left "the abnormals" to Jung.
I've got, studied, reference Riso & Hudson, and I prefer going
Updated 04-26-2017 at 02:06 PM by BranchMonkey
Originally Posted by BranchMonkey Before the lightning bugs flared the night sky
we played hide and seek.
You came round the corner, so fast--
eager to find me, knocked me backwards
as I ran for Home Base: the maple tree, and safety.
Falling... Tears in your eyes, you reached down,
helped me empty the stars from my mind.
Updated 04-26-2017 at 02:47 PM by BranchMonkey