Continually Working Torwards a New Normal

“Any planet is 'Earth' to those that live on it.” -Isaac Asimov, Pebble in the Sky Normalcy is a very subjective concept.  Some people find it's normal to watch football on Sundays, while others can't name you more than 3 NFL teams.  In south Louisiana, we expect warm, humid summers and mild winters, while people in …

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Mental toughness is tough…but necessary

"Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people." -Eleanor Roosevelt "Headlines, in a way, are what mislead you because bad news is a headline, and gradual improvement is not." - Bill Gates The first quote I try to keep in mind as much as possible, especially when it comes to social …

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Becoming an adult (with kid tendencies) and the yearn to learn

I've learned quite a bit about myself and about life since being diagnosed with ulcerative colitis 10 months ago, mostly about how to be happy and how to adjust to the variances of life. I was already familiar with concept of adjustment through my poker playing experience over the years, but this was totally different. …

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