• 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 […]

  • The Day the Music Returns

    The Day the Music Returns

    This post is being published at 4 am CDT; but I’m in Maui, so it’s 11 pm.  Just got here.  Boy am I tired. As I am on vacation, I hope the posts about Anxiety and Depression can take a […]

  • the bumpy path to better: part 2

    I’m dressed in one of my power outfits.  It’s not a suit.  It’s just a nice shirt and nice pants that fall pleasantly on my body.  My shirt is a slightly lighter version of lavender.  The second to the top […]

  • Where does hope come from when I feel like a complete failure?

    Today began quite nicely, as have the past few days.  It seems(ed) my mood is / was improving.  The depressive feelings are / were definitely receding.  And while the Anxiety is still sticking around, at least it isn’t / wasn’t […]