So I’m going to show you guys the “funnier” side of what anxiety/fear looks like. I am going to tell you the tale of what I am going to call The Wasp-acolypse. Yesterday, I was sitting at home minding my own damn business and suddenly I see there is a wasp in my window and […]Read More Sometimes You Have to Laugh at Yourself
For those of you who don’t know, year two of widowhood is brutal. And I want to explore this concept, I have spent more time thinking about this than I would like to admit. When I first joined the online group Hot Young Widows Club (which I have mentioned before), I noticed that a lot […]Read More Why is year two so hard?
I am so thrilled to announce that I participated in the podcast Old Cove Road! You can give it a listen here (my episode that I am a participant in is Write For Your Life, but I urge you to listen to all of the episodes, Chris and his guests do a great job). Please […]Read More Old Cove Road Podcast
Today I have felt so many different emotions, it’s all over the map and extremely rapid. I am a weird combination of clear/lucid along with feeling like it’s hard to pin my thoughts down. I’m physically and emotionally exhausted. Excited and defeated. Feeling hopelessly trapped but also feeling like I’m running down the path to […]Read More What Emotional Rebuilding Looks Like From the Inside
I have had a couple parts of my journey lately that I have been keeping to myself and those who are close to me, but now I feel ready to talk more openly about them. First, over the past month or so, I have been weaning off of my antidepressants. I did not make this […]Read More A Time of Transition
I feel like the process of rebuilding my life seems to happen in waves, or cycles. I don’t like using the term steps, steps indicates that it’s all a forward motion and that isn’t the case. Remember, healing and rebuilding is not a linear process. That last sentence was more for myself than anyone. I […]Read More Fighting for Normalcy
Mental illness can be so frustrating. It has its own schedule. It has its own rules. It doesn’t care if you’re doing well. It doesn’t care about anything. It just eats at you. I have been doing really well lately (which is a factor in my lack of posts lately, I’ve been trying to just […]Read More It’s a Battle