Sometimes, when I look around at my life and my current state of mind I get frustrated, but also encouraged. That sense of encouragement is really important right now, as I fight the depression. It’s all about knowing that while I feel like a ship left behind on a dried up lake… I know that… Read More Freeform Friday: Looking at reality
I got a couple messages last week asking if I was okay after the post about my current mental state. Short version: Yes. I’m okay. Long version: I’m not okay, but I will be. I’m too stubborn to just give up. It’s helpful at times like this when what I’d really like is to crawl… Read More Freeform Friday: Yep, still here.
I’m sharing this in part because I feel I owe everyone an explanation for dropping off the face of the earth. Also, it’s possible that somewhere in here, I’ll have information that will help someone who is just beginning their struggle with post-covid symptoms. This will be a long post as there is much to… Read More Freeform Friday: An abbreviated version of the past year of my life.
I’m sorry I disappeared on everyone again. I have been down with covid/post-covid issues since last March. It has been a very long year with not much progress aside from staying alive. That said, I’m finally in the final stages of recovery. I go back to my day job soon, and I’ve been able to… Read More An Imminent Return
Well, I didn’t intend to leave everyone hanging for the past week. I sort of fell into writing and well, we won’t discuss the disaster in my house as a result. I clearly still need an adult when I get into writing. Anyone wanna be my nanny? The great news is, I’ve reorganized a bit… Read More Freeform Friday: Whoops?
Ah the joys of editing. Please excuse me while I slam my head into my desk a few more times. As much as I hate editing, I keep finding myself in a place where I enjoy it. As an introspective person, it’s like doing a self-check. Am I doing the best I can? Where can… Read More Writing Wednesday: Editing the First Draft
Skipping over the bleh that I’ve been under… I’ve managed to complete 9 chapters of the Half-Life series. I have NO idea what I’ll call the individual books yet. I’ll figure that out when I get them done. So, at this point, I’ve got Lauren in the afterlife. She’s had a chance to say goodbye… Read More Writing Wednesday: “Half-Life of a Soul” Update!
After lots of therapy, and a new therapist, I finally have enough headspace to write again. I’m working on new posts for everyone, and back on my stories as well. It’s a wonderful feeling. Nothing I do makes me as happy as being able to write. Not being able to write is a recipe for… Read More Update!
I’ve been working on myself a lot this past month. Dealing with the pandemic and my own anxiety and depressive disorders has been a real fight. As a result, writing is not a daily event and I’m working on not beating myself up for it. My therapist says I need to learn to be gentle… Read More Writing Wednesday: Slow and steady?
First, thank you, each of you who sent encouraging messages the last few days. It has been appreciated, and helpful. I think things just hit critical mass, then I had some relief, and between the two my entire being said “screw you, I quit.” (general review of my world below the cut)