Manic Mumbles

Hello friends! Soo something hit me like a rake to the face yesterday – for the first time in a good while, I had a manic episode…. yikes. Which manic depression is something I am very familiar with because you know, I was diagnosed with it before it switched to the not so new-ish formal…

Extensive Monday Musings

Good morning my friends ❤ I am well overdue for a catch-up session with all of you… and today, is the day! Blog Log Again, I am behind on my comments, replies and loves – I will be catching up on those asap! The goal is to reply to everyone by end of day *crosses…

Frantic Friday

Hello friends & happy Friday! It has been a week. A long, tiring, sunburnt, itchy back, frustrating, sad and anxious week. via GIPHY Grumbly Worker Bee – Work has been a cluster fuck if I am going to be honest. We were given an extraordinary amount of work to do this week….on a short holiday…

Lobster Vibes, Puppers & the return of Catrina

Good morning my friends! I am sure you have forgotten who I am… well, it is I – Katrina (or Catrina 😒) and I am glad to be back. I tried to blog over the weekend, then for sure would “do it on the 4th!” Well…I was just lacking in the creative department… so that…

Tuesday coffee catch up…😳

  I hope you had a great weekend! Did you do anything fun? How are you all doing?! The weekend was low key for me, I attacked the local antique stores again. I have been hunting for the perfect side chair(s) for my living room. I had a large 1.5 chair which was lovely but…

Monday catch up with… Andrina? #Starbucksfail

Hello my friends! I hope that you had a good weekend and that your coffee and tea is strong this lovely Monday! It is raining here, which always puts me in a mood. Soooo to make me feel better, I bought a coffee the size of me annnnd now I am apparently known as: Andrina?…

Addiction & Mental Illness

Hello friends! To continue with the theme of Mental Health Awareness, I wanted to branch a little further and address addiction and substance abuse as well – as it is not uncommon for some to suffer from both, otherwise known as co-occurring disorders. **Please remember, I am not a physician – just a gal sharing her experiences…

Mental Health Awareness Month!

Hello friends & happy Wednesday! ❤ As most of you probably know, May is Mental Health Awareness month! YAY! This is super huge for me since I have been struggling for many years. The last year and a half was a big slump for me in regards to recovery in adulthood. My fellow mental health…

The leap of faith and the anxiety that follows.

Hi friends & happy Friday! ❤ First, I want to thank everyone who took the time to read and comment on my last post, “Try a little Tenderness…” It was one of those emotionally fueled posts where pain and anger took the over the keyboard – so thank you again. Your kind words, support and…

Try a little tenderness…

Hello my good people ♥️ Oh, where to start… If I am going to be honest, I have been struggling.  Surprisingly, this is not focused on my impending doom of turning 29 (for once 😘).  No, it has been towards men or the relationship or situation-ship <– because that is sadly a thing these days….

How the hell did I end up this way

When I take the time to really reflect on my life and I mean really go deep in the past, I wonder simply, how the hell did I end up this way? You see, most describe me as: sweet, too nice, dependable and very loving. I know that sounds a bit self centered but, I…