I’m a Disaster

What Bliss

November 26, 2012

When I really, truly get into a book, time stands still. The world around me fades away, leaving nothing but the world on the pages in front of me. It seems, in many ways, like when Harry falls into the Pensieve…a book that I really enjoy surrounds me, envelops me, pulls me down into the […]

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The Dangers of Cleaning

November 19, 2012

This whole “klutzy-hurts-herself-at-the-littlest-thing” thing is getting a little absurd. Because yesterday, I apparently pulled a muscle in my chest…cleaning the house. o_O Now, to be fair, this house cleaning involved 6+ hours of moving furniture, lifting boxes, carrying a vacuum up and down the stairs, etc. It wasn’t like I was just wiping down counters […]

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Just Buy the Stupid Book Already

June 26, 2012

The other day, we took Jackson to the nearby Barnes & Noble, as an experiment. I’ve been wanting to take him lately since he’s been getting into books a little more, plus I knew they had a train table (omg, this kid and the trains. It’s…wow nobody can really prepare you for that kind of […]

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Treating My Depression & Anxiety, Part 2

June 6, 2012

So, where were we? (Part 1, if you missed it). Medication Can Help I had been fairly resistant to taking medication. Not because I think it’s bad, at all, but instead because it was one more way that I was judging myself and adding to my anxiety & depression. I basically tried to tell myself […]

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Treating My Depression & Anxiety, Part 1

June 5, 2012

It’s been a little over 3 months since I first got my anxiety/depression diagnosis, and I wanted to share how I’ve been doing. It feels strangely more indulgent to write this post than that one (and I’ll be honest, I’ve really shied away from writing about it at all lately), but I figured a few […]

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