Hello dear readers! Happy Sunday, welcome, and thank you for stopping by for a bit of caffeine and catching up. I’m up and moving at a decent time today despite the protest I feel in my bones. I haven’t been sleeping well and with the new morning jog routine, and some of the errands and … Continue reading If We Were Having Coffee // I Feel I’m on the Edge Again
“im team ‘cool karen ive got depression and that means i’m going to try this because i’ve got to try something’ i’m team ‘romanticize recovery’ i’m team ‘it isn’t working now but it might in the future and it’s worth staying to find out’.” — inkskinned For as long as I can remember depression, anxiety, … Continue reading The Little Things Are Where Recovery Begins
“We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts not breaths; in feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart throbs.” — Philip James Bailey, “Festus” I am one of those people gifted with an acute awareness of my mortality and a near constant anxiety over the amount of time I … Continue reading When Time Slips Away from You Hold Tight to Emotion Instead
Hello, dear readers! I’m so happy you’ve stopped by for a bit of coffee and catching up, it’s been too long since we last caught up and I’ve missed it more than you know. This past week and the one before were so much busier than I anticipated and I just could find the time … Continue reading If We Were Having Coffee // Stress, Depression, Fear, and Anxiety, Oh My!
“I do not believe anyone can be perfectly well, who has a brain and a heart” ― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow I’ve struggled my whole life with depression, anxiety, low self-esteem and a general sense of guilt for just about every wrong ever committed. I’ve believed I didn’t deserve love, or happiness, or even my life. The weight … Continue reading We are Not Okay, and That’s Okay
Hello, dear readers and happy Monday! I know, I know, Mondays aren’t happy. Mondays are for feeling tired, and grouchy, and remembering all the things you don’t like about your life. Mondays are for wanting to crawl back into bed. But, let’s try something different. Let’s think of Mondays as a chance at a fresh … Continue reading Anxiety into Art
“What do you want?” “Just coffee. Black – like my soul.” ― Cassandra Clare, City of Bones Hello dear readers and thank you for stopping by for a bit of coffee and a chat. The weather is looking much better than last week but I will be honest with you, my mood is much worse. … Continue reading If We Were Having Coffee // It Feels Like Fighting Winter