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…

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…

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…

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…

Monday coffee fueled thoughts! 

Hello friends & happy Monday! Tis a grey, gloomy day in Columbus, OH. I have thrown down my vitamin d gummies (like a REAL adult..ahem) and currently enjoying a large coffee. Essentially with that combo, I should be ready to take on the world soon! How was everyone’s weekend? Did you do anything new or…

What does anxiety feel like?

Hello friends 🙂 Things have calmed a little on my end. I have nothing really new to report. After having a two day spat, I’m trying to take in the good.  Anyway, with this past week – I have struggled with my anxiety and insomnia a great deal. One of my friends had asked “what…

Dear Sundays, I hate you. 

Hello my friends❤️ It is Sunday and I have spent my day wrapped in a blanket with lazy dogs surrounding me. I just hate the dread of going back to work tomorrow – ugh. Anyway , I hope all of you had a great weekend and that you all are doing well! Let’s see… a…

28 going on 40!? Today was therapy day.  

Hello friends 👋🏻 I had therapy today. I found a wonderful therapist last year, so it’s not nearly as painful as it once was. I think that is key – honestly. Find your match if you will ☺️. I did and find it super helpful and recommend it. If you just need that one unbiased…

Depression within Relationships and Hope? 🙇🏻‍♀️

As I have mentioned before, I suffer from anxiety and depression. As someone who has dealt with this for many years, it’s deeply comforting to meet someone “who gets it” especially if that person happens to eventually become your significant other. I met a lovely man whom I will call… Caterpillar. There is a story…