Virtual reality

I really hate doing mental health appointments of any kind virtually. It’s harder to gauge body language and just what’s going on with the other person during conversations. I know I shouldn’t be worried about that, but my brain subconsciously picks up on all of those things and I adjust my mouth accordingly. Anyway, I … Continue reading Virtual reality

Some good news…

My psych renewed my prescription for the antidepressant that’s really been helping me out. I wasn’t sure if she would because I don’t see her until a week after it would have run out and she initially had said it was only for the one month to “get me through the holidays.” I called and … Continue reading Some good news…

The 30th…

An experience from this year: I had some really profound moments in therapy this year. I figured out some things about myself that led to new directions and new goals. I am pretty grateful for the opportunity to go to therapy and for my therapist, who has helped me sort out a lot of difficult … Continue reading The 30th…

The 10th…

A favorite memory? I think, while again it is incredibly difficult to choose, I’ll try to pick just the one… I pick birthdays with my mom as a kid for my favorite “together time.” She made yummy snacks that most moms didn’t the patience for, and was into making everything a teachable moment. Really though, … Continue reading The 10th…

I am grateful

I have a friend who is very impressionable and easy to manipulate. This got this person into a bunch of trouble, including losing their kids, and I was terribly angry with them for a while. Upon learning the extent of the situation, I realized that my friend, while culpable, was also a victim. I have … Continue reading I am grateful

Messed up

My friend is getting evicted from her apartment. Let me tell you why this is crap. Did she technically violate the terms of her lease? Absolutely. The thing is, she doesn’t always understand things and she doesn’t always know what’s going on with people. So, did she knowingly violate her lease? I mean, probably not. … Continue reading Messed up