• I want the return of snazzy.

    I want the return of snazzy.

    I so want to return to that guy who uses the word “snazzy” like 100 times a day because I absolutely mean and feel it. I want to stop being constantly afraid and tired. Thankfully, I’ve been having a greater […]

     
  • Depression, Anxiety, strength, exhaustion, pride, and loss

    I don’t believe I am weak because I suffer from chronic Depression and Anxiety. I know it takes incredible strength to claw your way out of Depression.  It’s something I’ve recently accomplished. I also know it takes incredible strength and […]

     
  • getting to know the new Michael Dahl and tinker with how he thinks

    getting to know the new Michael Dahl and tinker with how he thinks

    Yesterday, the morning sun shown brightly through the side windows of the yoga studio I was at.  I was sitting in Hero’s Pose several minutes before the beginning of class.  I was the only one in the room.  Silence.  My […]

     
  • Anxiety:  planning for it and taking away some of its tools

    Anxiety: planning for it and taking away some of its tools

    Yesterday was was one of the days I was not able to get ahead of Anxiety. The day started out all wrong because — as happens sometimes — I forgot to take my meds the day before.  Actually, I didn’t […]

     
  • my demon’s name is Anxiety

    Okay, first the good news:  My brain no longer permanently resides in hell.  Sometimes my brain decides to wander there.  But I am grateful that’s not a permanent state. My new mental health medication has — for the most part […]