I’m Having A Hard Night (A Stream of Consciousness Post)

  I'm having a really hard night, as you probably already guessed from my post title. I'm in immense pain. My back hurts where I got surgery. The change in weather, temperature, and air pressure has taken a toll on my nervous system. I'm at 8 or 9 level pain on my back. (Some people … Continue reading I’m Having A Hard Night (A Stream of Consciousness Post)

10 Random Thoughts From My Bed

[Content Warning: There may be adult content and triggering subjects in this post. Please read with caution if you have triggers related to your mental health or are more sensitive to adult topics.] I'm largely bedridden post-surgery which gives me a lot of time to think, so I am going to write down some of … Continue reading 10 Random Thoughts From My Bed

Hard Choices and Healing

This is going to be a shorter piece than usual because I am extremely pensive at the moment. TRIGGER WARNING: Discussion of depression, anxiety, PTSD, and the mental ward.   Today, I intended on writing something really lighthearted. I wanted to write a fluff piece, something to take my mind off of the hard things … Continue reading Hard Choices and Healing

Why I Got a Tarot Card Reading, Even Though I’m Not Sure I Believe

I've been very lost lately. There is a lot of uncertainty with my thoughts, feelings, actions. I am going through trauma therapy and that brings up a lot of questions that I don't have answers for. My struggles with PTSD, Anxiety, and Depression make me perpetually exhausted, seeking out some sort of guidance towards peace … Continue reading Why I Got a Tarot Card Reading, Even Though I’m Not Sure I Believe

Phrases Which Can Mean “I’m Anxious”

Am I bothering you? Did I do something to upset you? I'm mentally exhausted. I need some air. I need some space. I'm sorry. (After asking for a favor) You don't have to if you don't want to. There are a lot of people here. I'm not okay. There's too much going on right now. … Continue reading Phrases Which Can Mean “I’m Anxious”

When My Anxiety Acts Up

Here's another mini-post, under 500 words: I am a person who suffers from both depression and anxiety. Sometimes one triumphs over the other. Sometimes they both overwhelm me, rendering me somewhat useless. That's just the way mental illness goes. The symptoms and effects are not something you get to choose or control. You can handle … Continue reading When My Anxiety Acts Up

Concretes and Abstracts

So, I’m starting this thing where I put on a playlist and write about whatever topic comes to mind. I’m starting off with Home by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes. Firstly, their band name is AWESOME! On to the actual song. This is one of my sister’s favorite songs. She first played it for … Continue reading Concretes and Abstracts