Turning my worthless into Good Enough

I recently did a post about triggers and how I realized the cause of one of mine during a counseling session. This past Friday, I was able to bring up another recent trigger I experienced, and my counselor did a therapy with me that was sort of like EMDR but involved holding these paddles (?)… Continue reading Turning my worthless into Good Enough

Let’s talk triggers

Trigger warning: Just in case it wasn't already obvious, this post is all about triggers, so if you have some triggers that really bother you, you MAY want to avoid this post. Huge crowds. The smell of certain foods. A certain word uttered by a stranger in a certain tone. The sight of an object… Continue reading Let’s talk triggers

One Minute Sunday Post

1. Read the daily writing prompt. 2. Push "Play" on the timer on the right side of the screen. 3. Spend 60 seconds or less writing a response to the daily prompt. No Spotlight Sunday post this week, but Happy Father's Day! Today's Writing Prompt: Weariness  What wears you out and drags you down the… Continue reading One Minute Sunday Post

“The Slump”

The Slump has hit It always does when I least expect it Things are going fine Not much to complain about But Depression doesn't get the memo. It's times like these When I remember the past Back when the slump was more permanent People would ask, "What's wrong?" And I never had an answer They… Continue reading “The Slump”

Be Honest about the Duality of Marriage!

There's something that's been floating around in my head these past few days and it's about couples that exemplify marriage in one way or the other. Whenever I think about friends and family and their marriages, it seems like a majority of them fit within two different extremes. Of course, this is coming from the… Continue reading Be Honest about the Duality of Marriage!

Blogging as Therapy

I've taken physical therapy twice in my life. Once for a torn ligament and another after surgery and 3 months rest after breaking my fibula and detaching my deltoid ligament. The first time came from falling down almost a full staircase when no one else was home, the second from falling down about two or… Continue reading Blogging as Therapy

Back to the Drawing…I mean, Writing Board

I say writing board, because I can NOT draw to save myself. Seriously, give a newborn a crayon and a piece of paper and whatever they manage to scribble out would beat what I can draw! But anyways, I am BACK! I know I have been away from my blog for way too long and… Continue reading Back to the Drawing…I mean, Writing Board

Coping with the big D

I realized something the other day at the doctor's office when he calmly and nicely talked to me about my depression. He asked me what I did to cope with my depression and my mind went blank for a space of time. After a couple minutes and him offering ideas of what I might do,… Continue reading Coping with the big D