Posted in Real Life

2019 Recap: Farewell to an Exhausting Year

Where do I even start?

A fair number of big things happened in 2019.

I am, to put it mildly, pretty tired.

Here’s why.

Continue reading “2019 Recap: Farewell to an Exhausting Year”

Posted in Books

The Book Break-up Tag

(Trigger warning: dating disasters)

My love life, for once, is going well.

I can’t say the same about my reading life.

This started out as a jokey blog post that turned really serious. (I wrote it during the December Sads.)

To avoid the dark, woe-is-me implications of something I’d INTENDED to be funny, I turned that post into a book tag.

Yaaaaaaaaay.

 

Rules:

1. Answer the questions.

2. Link back here.

3. Tag friends, family, and fellow bloggers.

4. Try not to cry.

5. Cry a lot. Continue reading “The Book Break-up Tag”

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Alone at Christmas

I upped my meds this week.

I’m amazed at how much better I feel.

I made it to Saturday Morning yoga for the first time in two months. I wrapped all my Christmas presents. I joined friends for karaoke, even though it was past my bedtime.

Additionally, a whole host of dark thoughts about singleness disappeared. I no longer spend nights crying in my bath tub.

One extra pill was enough to banish weeks’ worth of depression and despair regarding my relationship status.

Now, instead of clogging my brain at every moment, the thoughts sit waiting for an opportunity.

I don’t have to reach very far to find them. Continue reading “Alone at Christmas”