Tag Archives: mental-health

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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Miffy & Frank

Earlier this year I came to a realization about dreams: It is not what happens in dreams, but how we feel that determines our reaction. Maybe you already knew that. Maybe you don’t even remember your dreams. For someone like … Continue reading

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Control Freaks

New dentist’s office sure was weird about the Halcion. First, the dentist agreed that it’d be fine for me to have the Halcion and some shots because I do not like the laughing gas. I know, I’m weird. I hate to … Continue reading

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