Tag Archives: mental-health

Yeah, I Lift, Bro. I Lift People Up.

I live with people who lift. They say things like… I don’t fuckin know what they say. Some of them don’t parle croissant or habla taco, and I don’t speak lift. “Say things about weightlifting.” “Like what?” “Say the words … Continue reading

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Share Your World — June 27, 2017

What goal are you working on now? Haha, none. I live a simple, conscious life, no big agendas. I rarely set goals or deadlines or any of that. I’m supposed to live in the moment for better mental health and … Continue reading

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In Which Joey Is Given The Day Off

Mentor rang me at nine-somethin in the mornin. I answered, “You are aware it is morning, yes?” “I am. But I am calling to tell you you don’t need to come in today.” “Really?!?” “Really! Enjoy your day off!” She … Continue reading

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A Soothing Balm for Med-Regret

If you’re reading mental health bloggers, you’ve probably read plenty about people who stop taking their medication. There’s some sort of shame or stigma attached to this and those who’ve done it. I’ve heard people berate themselves and say they knew … Continue reading

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We Are Not a Morning People

Part One Not unusually, The Mister gets up at 5, grooms, makes his travel coffee, picks up his lunch, dials our bedroom dimmer light to one, kisses me, and leaves. I sleep lightly and dream heavily. I wake up in strange … Continue reading

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Anxiety — When It’s Time to Go

Before we left for vacation, I tried to touch on the angst of anxiety disorder before a trip. I wanted to go into detail about what that’s actually like for so many of us whose brains overshoot the adrenaline. This isn’t … Continue reading

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Funky Foodie Takes a Walk

I’ve been in such a funk lately, feeling poorly, fighting off infection, dealing with anxiety’s peaks. My mood has been good, loving, receptive, but my body doesn’t always feel cooperative. When my body isn’t functioning at the level I deem as my … Continue reading

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E is for Enlightenment

No, no, I’m not going to tell you how to become enlightened — like I can even claim to possess such divine knowledge. Do I seem remotely enlightened to you? Am I free from worry? Hah! *cries* I am a … Continue reading

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I Swallow my Tough Pills Nervously

My readership drops when I post awards. I don’t mind. If I cared about readership, I’d need to do all sorts of things that aren’t authentic to me. Like almost swearing — dam that $h!t is lame. People who never swear … Continue reading

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Sensitive Everything, Sensitive Gut

“Is it ever a good time to get sick?” The Mister asks me. “Yes. Last week would have been a better week to get sick, thanks. Not a single important thing happened last week.” Last night before bed, I felt … Continue reading

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