Tag Archives: mental health

Struggles and Kitten Purrs

Well, this has been a day. It hasn’t been one of my better mental health days and I actually feel guilty over that. And that, adds to the struggle. The very first thing I did this morning, may have been … Continue reading

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Can and Can’t

There are things I cannot do and for that, there are reasons. Some are obvious, I cannot lift an elephant, a horse, an extra large dog. I also cannot lift my Jeep, my son’s camper,  some of the chunks of … Continue reading

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What we have here…

You know how you shake a bag of microwave popcorn to try to get the kernels that did not pop to either pop or fall to the bottom? Or if you stir the water of a puddle and the water … Continue reading

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Don’t Poke the Bear

The following was written yesterday, followed by today’s thoughts. Its bothering me, I won’t lie. One reason I did not watch the trial and not a lot of the videos is because of the potential triggers. It has been thirty-nine … Continue reading

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March Twenty-fourth Anxiety is a Demon Dragon

Facing fear, is not easy. Usually the build up to facing the thing you are afraid of, ends up being worse than the actual event. Yet often, even knowing that, we often allow our anxiety free reign. Or well, I … Continue reading

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February Fourth; Thoughts of Handling the Storms

Outside my windows the world appears dark and miserable. The clouds thick, creating a barrier preventing any bright rays of sunlight getting through. This giving the landscape a depressed feeling. I can see the trees swaying in the wind, caught … Continue reading

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January Fifteenth; The Battle Within and Finding an Acceptance for Self

One of those struggle days. I’m not going to lie here, I try to be honest. Well, unless someone asks me how I’m doing and it isn’t one of the better days. I still say I’m fine, because I know … Continue reading

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July Twenty-ninth; Depression Doesn’t Discriminate

Some days can be a struggle. I am long overdue for a trip to hike the mountain, but today is supposed to be one of the hottest days of the summer. I could probably handle it, as long as I … Continue reading

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June Fourteenth; Are You Brave Enough to Battle Dragons?

Are you brave?Not the run into burning buildings, face an angry mob, or even jump from a perfectly good plane brave, but every day brave. The brave it takes to face every day with all you have and as the … Continue reading

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Day156; Footnotes of Taking Out the Trash

My son is not going to be happy. I’ve been doing some cleaning. Stuff that had no purpose and simply needed to be thrown away. All of their usefulness long worn away. All of those old papers that had piled … Continue reading

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