Higher Times Blog
Welcome to my blog filled with bits and pieces of my life.
I was up to 260lbs. My MD had me on cholesterol medication, blood pressure meds and was talking about treating me for diabetes if my blood sugar got any higher. That last one did it for me. I could barely take care of my mental health meds. Never mind checking my blood and injecting myself … Continue reading Special Effects
I stumbled upon this technique after my weight ballooned to over 260lbs. I ignored the warning on my medication that listed weight gain as the main side effect. Instead I went to the gym. I didn’t really know what to do at the gym since I had been naturally athletic my whole life before I … Continue reading Meditation by Distraction
I can’t meditate for shit. Most times I’ve been hospitalized, they start the day in group with a meditation. The first thing they say is to concentrate on your breathing. That’s when my anxiety starts. Am I breathing too fast? Am I breathing too slow? Why am I holding my breath? Am I going to … Continue reading Mindfulness
This is my cat. He came with the name Oliver, after the orphan, Oliver Twist. My ex-wife (who found him for me) and I were going to change his name to Adolph because of his mustache. But my daughter (8 at the time) was having none of it. I asked for a male cat, (because … Continue reading Sorry about this one: My cat and I