What makes me MAD (and why I strive to be an “Emotional Robin Hood”)

I’ve been planning this post since yesterday morning, since I was sitting in my therapist’s office talking about work and getting angry and then talking about whatever other stuff and getting angry.  My therapist pointed out what types of things seemed to be making me feel that way, that fiercely passionate way.  We talked aboutContinue reading “What makes me MAD (and why I strive to be an “Emotional Robin Hood”)”

Sunny Sunday! Relaxing at Starbucks before work.

So I didn’t post quite as many things as I planned on posting yesterday, but ya know, there’ll be plenty of time to get all my writings out there. And that’s an exciting thought! I wound up taking a nap yesterday, which was much-needed. I’m always tired. But lately I haven’t been sleeping well atContinue reading “Sunny Sunday! Relaxing at Starbucks before work.”

Starting at the beginning, I guess?

My first major mental health┬áthing (aside from feeling vaguely “off” and emotionally “different” at the age of ten or eleven) was the eating disorder I developed in high school. That disorder was a tremendously strong force in my life for like, a reaaaallly long time. It was my disappearing act, resulting from crippling depression andContinue reading “Starting at the beginning, I guess?”

Snowy Saturdays mean coffee and writing (especially when I’m off from work)

Good morning, internet! I slept late today (which for me is until like 7:30) and woke up to snow. It’s a gray day, which makes the snow seem far less pretty and exciting. I mean, I don’t loveeee snow to begin with; I hate being cold, I have no tolerance for it. But when itContinue reading “Snowy Saturdays mean coffee and writing (especially when I’m off from work)”