Mental Health Goals

I’ve been doing a lot of posts lately about my struggles with mental health and what I am doing and hoping to do to get to a better place. I thought I would lay out some goals I have for my overall mental health and things I am striving for. Some of these I have […]

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2018: The Bad, The Good, The Ugly Truths

So I’ve made no secret of the fact that this was a bad year for me. As 2018 wraps up I want to discuss what went wrong, what went right, and some ugly truths moving forward. The Bad -My anxiety has hit an all-time high, and my depression has gotten worse. I also allowed both […]

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Some Harsh Truths Going into 2019

So this might seem early yet as there is still a month and a half left of this year, but I’ve been thinking about this now so wanted to get some thoughts out while they were fresh. 2018 was a bad year for me. I went in thinking I was going to go guns blazing, […]

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Self-Care

This is not the first time I’ve talked about this subject, and as always with my mental health posts, I am not a mental health professional. However, I wanted to discuss the glamorized version of self-care we often see on the internet and why it’s not always self-care. One of the great things with the […]

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Personal Resolution: No More Saying “I’m Too Old”

Personal Resolution: No More Saying “I’m Too Old” Once again today the words “I’m too old for” were said by me. This has been a consistent problem with me for many years. The harsh reality is I am likely too old for some things I wanted to try in my life, but not most of […]

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Exhausted

For the last… several months now, I have just felt so exhausted. Emotionally, mentally, and it’s bleeding through into physically as well. I want to make changes, to be more productive, to do better, but I just feel so drained. Like every day merely waking up and getting out of bed is just too much […]

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What Depression is Like: How I Feel

Someone (who will remain unidentified) asked me to help explain depression to a loved one, and I was hesitant. It’s not that I lacked the desire to help them, but rather that I felt I lacked the expertise. First problem I see is that depression is different for each person, there are a few shared […]

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The Struggle with Getting Back on Track

As you may or may not know I hit a major depression storm not too long ago. It started off slowly but then kicked off to a fairly terrible point. It’s not the worst I have ever gotten, but it was nearing it. I was finally able to crawl myself out of that hole just […]

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Slipping on my Routine

I can sadly already feel myself slipping, and we are just barely into the 3rd month of this year. After a number of years (too many) of having unhealthy habits (both physically and otherwise), I wanted to reset and do better. It’s been a slow process with some progress, not enough in my opinion, but […]

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The Middle

I am very much struggling with personal blog posts lately. I have written in the past about how it can be hard to feel like I have much to say. I think a large part of that is feeling stuck. When I don’t feel proud of my accomplishments (or like they are even happening), it’s […]

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