Tag Archives: mental illness

Childhood

Yesterday I was having a good day. I was a bit tired, but I got up early, went to work, jogged with the dog (not two miles, but still), and then got on the couch to spend quality time with … Continue reading

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Year in Review

I stole these from The Mamas Rapscallion 1. What did you do in 2013 that you’d never done before? Had a useful time at a therapist. I’m just too introverted for therapy to work well for me most of the time. … Continue reading

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Let us love winter for it is the spring of genius

— Pietro Aretino So it’s been cold as of late where I live. Very very cold. Bitterly cold. So cold only Puppy (who is half husky) can be outside for very long. I can feel the inside of my nose … Continue reading

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The Start of Something Very Good…

Latte had her first meeting with a therapist yesterday. After feeling very anxious last night over his obviously Russian name, she found out that he’s not a raging homophobe and is alright.  He has her keeping a journal. I told … Continue reading

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Protected: Helping someone you don’t understand

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Protected: Three A.M.

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Better living through chemistry

I don’t like to talk about this, but I get anxiety. Often. It’s lovely, it makes me say the wrong thing at the wrong time in the wrong place because I get so worked up by it. Also, I get … Continue reading

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Seeing from inside and out

We humans believe we are self-aware. At least middle-class Midwesterners do. We pride ourselves on how we see things as they are. We may apologize for not having spare change for the panhandlers, but we understand that giving them a … Continue reading

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Not such a little family anymore and the mother-in-law

So, we added a couple (temporary) members to the family yesterday. Our BFF MtnDew’s apartment mangers found out about his cats (turns out, repairmen can be little snitches when their feelings are hurt and asking them to do their job … Continue reading

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Worries

It’s stressful to be in a marriage with only one income. I want to support my wife, but it’s getting to the point where because of the job change I had to make, we’re getting by each month without much … Continue reading

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