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)

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

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”

11 Things That I Don’t Understand (But Would Like To)

I may not have liked school, but I am a learner. I enjoy being challenged. I enjoy expanding my knowledge and perspectives. When I think of a question, I like to find out the answer. This often leads to a large amount of various trivia facts. Still, there are subjects I'm interested in simply because … Continue reading 11 Things That I Don’t Understand (But Would Like To)

Why I’ve Been Radio Silent

Hi readers, Thanks for taking the time to come back again and again. I know I haven't posted much lately. I've been radio silent from most social media. Here's the biggest reason: I've been on edge, panicked, anxious, scared, angry, and grieving because of all the things going on politically in the world. There has … Continue reading Why I’ve Been Radio Silent

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