Monthly Archives: July 2016

Hangovers

We had a HUGE event at work last night-first time any of us tried something like this-and it was my first big event that I had a hand in planning.  It went beautifully. Seriously.  Halfway through the event we looked … Continue reading

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New things

There’s this new thing that happened. I feel……normal. I want to be around people.  I want to go do things.  I feel content.  I’m not unnecessarily stressed out about work. I don’t have these unrealistic fears.  I feel confident.  I … Continue reading

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Conferences and memories

In September I’m going to THE national conference for my field.  There are other conferences, but this is by far the largest. I’m excited, but also a little nervous if I’m being honest. The last time I went to this … Continue reading

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Rehashing the past

I don’t know about the rest of y’all, but every now and then something happens that makes me rehash my past. This time its the fact that I’m going to see my PCP on Monday. Last time I saw him … Continue reading

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Breaking up with your psychiatrist pt 1

It’s been a dramatic couple weeks. I was doing just fine…actually, I was doing awesome. Then we had the Great Medicine Debacle of 2016. Insurance didn’t (and still doesn’t) want to cooperate, I almost ran out of meds several times, … Continue reading

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My people are awesome.

So needless to say I was really upset last night. I still am.  But my people are awesome. When I realized I “wasn’t eligible”  I texted my nurse practitioner essentially saying “what the hell”. (Really I was more dignified and said … Continue reading

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Insert bad word of choice.

I’m trying to be good.  I go to all of my appointments. I take all of my meds on time.  I keep track of my moods.  I don’t stay out late and I don’t do anything I’m not supposed to. … Continue reading

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The good things.

Last Tuesday when I was firmly planted in the black hole of depression, my therapist asked me, “Do you write about the good days?” Of course I do. Sorta. Not really. I think I’ve turned into a pessimist who like … Continue reading

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