Monthly Archives: April 2016

Hero

Normally when I throw around the word “hero” I’m joking. As in, “you took out the garbage? You’re my hero” Not this time. Not only has my psychiatrist (er…. Psychiatric nurse) spent the last week fighting with my insurance company … Continue reading

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Batten down the hatches!

Since I’ve been feeling better(ish), I’ve been trying to work out how to keep myself there. One of the biggest triggers for me is change and no down time. In about a week, my predictable 9-5 Mon-Fri work schedule changes. … Continue reading

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Stability

I’ve been holding my breath for the last month, but I think I can finally say this. I’m okay.  And by okay I mean stable. I was going to say I forgot what this felt like, but looking back, I’m … Continue reading

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Oh TV, you disappoint me.

If you have basic cable and want to watch TV in the evenings, you have 3 options. Bad reality TV, bad sitcoms, and what seems like every crime show on the planet. The last time I lacked the energy to … Continue reading

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Dating with your therapist

Here’s the thing.  Once you’ve been seeing a therapist for any length of time, its like they set up camp in the back corner of your mind. While that has proven incredibly helpful for me, it always feels a little … Continue reading

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These are the hard things.

Coming out of a severe depression and finding out that you have to wait until you cycle again for adjustments to be made to your meds. Getting asked out on a date and spending more time worrying about how you … Continue reading

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I don’t have time for this shit.

Last week, depression decided to show up more than it usually does. My mind slowed down and it went to That Very Dark Place.  I was overwhelmed with no relief in sight. I was trying to pull it together because … Continue reading

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