It's easy to lose sight of good things when in the midst of a depressive spell. Please remember this: one can be thankful without feeling happy. I am thankful for my friendships. For the roof over my head, the hot water and heat that both work, the clothes I wear, the privileged life I lead. … Continue reading Depression and… feeling thankful?
TGIF. This whole week has been an endless slog through horrible exhaustion. The clocks changing seem to impact me differently than others. I don't understand it. I was more tired each day than I was the day before and I'm desperately hoping this weekend will allow me to fully adjust to our new time zone. … Continue reading Time change lag and executive dysfunction
Yesterday the clocks changed, and I celebrated the onset of longer evenings by setting up string lights through my entryway, living room, and dining room. One hundred and twelve feet of continuous space. I hung command strip mini-hangers at 18" intervals throughout the entirety of it. It took six hours. Folks, I can't believe I … Continue reading Whoa… I actually completed the whole task
The clocks have changed and the months of long, dark evenings have arrived. Some bemoan this, and really, if clocks stopped changing twice a year I would have zero objections. Clocks do currently change, though, for better or for worse. And now that they have, I'm getting excited about holiday decorations. Specifically, light displays. The … Continue reading No shame in my Christmas game
You want to stop spending so much. You even wrote a post about it the other day (Financial solutions and headway disorientation update). And yet you went to Sephora and spent $90 today, for no real reason. You intended to just go and get a sample of a foundation. You've gotten sick of tinted moisturizer. … Continue reading It’s Okay To Want To Feel Pretty