I was feeling bummed that I will probably again have no celebration of Mother’s Day, because there’s no one besides me to poke my kid into doing something special. This article gave me perspective. So much perspective that I donated! Now I feel very happy about Mother’s Day. What is the relevance to Rising? According… Continue reading Set Women Free On Mother’s Day!
Success, where there often isn’t! Please check out these tips to see similar results: https://brainquirkcash.com/2017/02/18/how-to-get-that-thing-youre-covered-for/
Sometimes, we can become so angry at injustice…and all we can do is blog. All we can do is hope the post reaches someone else, and saves them or their child from going through what we have had to. After years of begging for help… Close to a year on a wait list to see… Continue reading Iron & Psych Stuff (A PSA Of Sorts)
In this documentary, “a defiant, spirited group of elderly women scratches out an existence in this highly toxic landscape, the last survivors of a small community who refused to leave their ancestral homes after the Chernobyl disaster.” My love for this presentation may have been influenced by the fact that the babushkas live that which I… Continue reading The Babushkas of Chernobyl
If I were able to give only two tips, it would be: “record all expenses” and demonstrate your eligibility. The second is reflected in the following true story. In amongst a host of atypical experiences, my child is missing some teeth. They didn’t develop in utero. As a result, he requires some orthodontic care. Even though bones… Continue reading How To Get That Thing You’re Covered For
Stuart McLean has died. His name won’t likely be known to so many folks outside of Canada, but for people like me, this is like losing Bowie, Prince, or Cohen. Every week on Canada’s public national radio he told us stories. Every week I could do nothing else as I laughed and sobbed through his… Continue reading Are We It?
“I’m diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder (essentially bipolar and schizophrenia combined). I actually manage my money really well for the most part. The only time I don’t is when I’m manic, at which point I sometimes experience the characteristic ‘extreme overspending’. I can follow this phase by giving everything away. This leaves me in debt, with… Continue reading High Spending During Manic Episodes (Canada)