All hail Jenny Lawson! You saved me on one of the worst nights of my life. After a lifetime of living with mental illness, I can’t believe that I wasn’t familiar with you and your books. When a therapist gives a mental illness diagnosis, they should give their patients your books alongside the NAMI pamphlet. […]Read More Thank You Jenny Lawson (aka the Bloggess)
I haven’t posted in over a month because frankly I have been too tired. I feel like I haven’t slept in three years, but I get more sleep than the average person. OCD (and it’s evil cousins, anxiety and depression) have been beating me up on a daily basis. I don’t even know what I […]Read More Maybe the Space Force can fight my OCD?
Please let me know where I can find hope. Or an unicorn. Magic would be nice too. I am not really picky right now. Basically I just need my OCD and anxiety to take it down a couple of notches. They are working overtime in making my life a living hell. I am out of […]Read More Science Has Not Caught up to Me Yet
“Let’s talk later”: Why later? Why not now? Am I being fired? Are you going to tell me you hate me? WHATEVER IT IS, NOW IS THE TIME TO TELL ME. There is no time like the present. “You should really to calm down”: Oh, you are so right! Let me just go do that. […]Read More Sentences that People with Anxiety Disorders Hate Hearing
There’s been a lot of sad, ugly stuff in the news lately. On Monday, a superhero decided to cheer up the world and began the climb the very tall UBS tower in St. Paul Minnessota. Yes, I am talking about the extremely famous MPR raccoon. This adorable trash panda became the worlds most famous […]Read More Silver Linings: Part 4
This week the silver lining is pretty obvious. I finally saw Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts one and two. If you are thinking “who cares,” I can assume one of two things: 1) You have never had the luck of reading or watching HP, in which case I express my sincere condolences. The […]Read More Silver Linings: Part 3
This post was going to be about just Kate Spade, but sadly it is now going to be about Anthony Bourdain too. As you probably heard, we lost these two amazing humans this week. They both died from suicide. As we mourn their passings, we must also grapple with how they died. Just in 2016, […]Read More Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain