Monthly Archives: November 2016

Use Your Words

Today my therapist asked me how I’m doing. Because, you know, that’s what therapists do. Usually I give some variation of good/not good/tired/I don’t know. Helpful, I know. Today, I deviated. I told her I felt depressed. She looked a … Continue reading

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Worn out 

My work schedule has abandoned any sense of routine for the next few weeks. It’s taking its toll on me. I’m tired and I can’t manage stress anymore. I don’t sleep. When something upsets the little sense of routine that … Continue reading

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Stress

Stress is a trigger.  Duh. I wouldn’t necessarily say my job is stressful, but the fact that I’m paid peanuts is.  I’m not really happy in it anymore.  It’s time for me to move on. So this morning when I … Continue reading

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Things I want you to know about Bipolar

It’s OK to laugh if I make jokes about it. My family always said if you don’t laugh you’ll cry so you might as well laugh about it. If I make a joke about my Bipolar, whether it be about … Continue reading

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Life plans

I have always had a plan. And when that plan didn’t work out I found a new plan. I always had something to work for; something I’m excited about.  I’ve always been goal driven. When I was in high school … Continue reading

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And so the saga continues…

I’ve written before about not taking meds.  Here and Here. If you haven’t read them yet, go do that. I never realized taking pills could be so damn hard. To say I don’t want to is an understatement.  I know … Continue reading

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Half-finished projects

Last night, I was over at my friends house and we were having a knitting/crocheting movie night. She was working on a baby sweater for her nephew, and I was working on one of my blankets. As we were talking … Continue reading

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Bitterness

I’m bitter and have no empathy right now.  I’ll admit it.  This happens when I’m not doing well.  I read or hear other stories about other people’s struggles and if anyone is remotely positive about their situation I’m calling them … Continue reading

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