mental health

Back in the saddle again

I feel a lot better today. More focused, more driven, more... normal. I got up at a decent time this morning (to be fair, at some point over night I moved from the bed to the couch that I have no recollection of doing), hung out with Mike for a little bit, went to the… Continue reading Back in the saddle again

mental health

Chase the sky into the ocean

I've been texting my tattoo artist all morning about finishing up my half sleeve and a small one we're doing on my foot next week. I'm actually ditching my therapy session next week to do this. We've had this appointment scheduled since April, and it would be impossible to reschedule, so I'm skipping therapy. This… Continue reading Chase the sky into the ocean

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Time to fight, the battle is only half won

Without music, life would be a mistake.Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols Currently reading: The Magician King by Lev GrossmanCurrently listening to: Long Black Veil by Dave Matthews Band I realized yesterday that I've barely turned on the TV when I've been home this week, unless it's been with the purpose of watching something specific. I've… Continue reading Time to fight, the battle is only half won

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“Each of us is more than the worst thing we’ve ever done.”

I don't know about you, but one way my anxiety manifests itself is by replaying moments in my life that I would have handled differently, that I thought I handled poorly, whatever. Events, that to the people that were involved, don't matter anymore. I hate my brain. It hangs on to the most ridiculous things… Continue reading “Each of us is more than the worst thing we’ve ever done.”

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“Sometimes weak and wan, sometimes strong and full of light. The moon understands what it means to be human.”

from Pexels.com Oh the irritability today. I was stuck in a meeting all day and was totally bored and annoyed and out of sorts. This one kind in particular got my irritability kicking something fierce. You know the type - total asskisser, tries REAL hard to be the best but never actually is, just generally… Continue reading “Sometimes weak and wan, sometimes strong and full of light. The moon understands what it means to be human.”