*sigh* I swear, we work through one issue and an even worse one takes its place. I guess in some respects that's progress. It means we've dealt with or are dealing with the smaller ones and it's time to start tackling bigger ones. Today we talked about my constant state of borderline panic that's tied… Continue reading Another therapy appointment, another issue
I'm normally not one that's big on New Year's resolutions. But I need to make some changes in my life, and New Year's seemed like as good a time as any. So I quit smoking. I did switch to vaping, but my intention is by the end of the year to be off of that… Continue reading New year, new me?
There's been a lot of posts on Facebook and Instagram recently (at least on the pages that I follow, which to be fair there's more than a few about mental health) about anxiety and how it doesn't look like a lot of people expect it to. Even when I first got the "official" anxiety diagnosis… Continue reading Anxiety lies
It's been awhile, hasn't it? I worked 26 days straight between the two jobs, and by yesterday I was dead. I was exhausted, had a low-grade fever, my stomach was acting up... I ended up calling off for the last day of that stretch. I just couldn't do it. I ended up sleeping on the… Continue reading Do you know where your llama is?
So... I was doing a little research this week on a problem I seem to have (that my therapist claims everyone has, I just have it a little more often than "normal" people). He calls them intrusive thoughts. I call them scary as hell. These are the thoughts that come along seemingly randomly. Things like,… Continue reading That’s not real…is it?