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Eight Steps for Getting It Done When You're Depressed

I LOVE my dog. I adore her. But walking her – especially first thing in the morning and right before bed, is a huge pain in my ass. 491 more words

Day 62

A beautiful day here in Melbourne today. On my way home I passed an older guy in a wheelchair/ buggy thing and he was looking at everyone seemingly like he wanted them to acknowledge him. 116 more words


Flare up No. 1....UGH!

Well, I went about a month before having my first dyshidrotic eczema flare up.  Here’s a gallery of it; thankfully this is verrrrrry minor in comparison to the blisters I had throughout the summer.  439 more words

Eczema Diary

When you least expect it

I’d thought I was doing really well handling my PTSD symptoms.  Turns out I’m only actually good at handling them when there are no triggers. 746 more words


A Night in the Life

In addition to the things I should be doing for my health right now (14 hours of IOP group therapy, an hour with my therapist, and 45 minutes with my psychiatrist per week), I am doing some things… 437 more words

Alcoholics Anonymous

Skirting sadness with my angry mask.

To no one’s surprise, I didn’t complete my assignment of six minutes of sadness. All week I felt myself skirting the detail, almost flirting with the idea, like watching an e-ticket ride at an amusement park before actually committing to immersing myself. 741 more words