Food For Thought:

“There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn’t”

John Green, Turtles All the Way Down


Marilyn Ferguson, Batman, Patrick Swayze in Roadhouse, and every hippie chick on Tumblr has drummed up some rendition of: “it’s gonna get worse before it gets better.” Having been through my share of “worse” days, the phrase became a bittersweet mantra. Read more…


Chaotic an individual I may be, I’ve always been organized to a point of obsession. I collect notebooks and binders and office supplies like it’s going out of style, and each drawer of my desk has a specific purpose (sticky Read more…


Shoot for the moon- even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars which are equally (if not more) uninhabitable than your original destination. Yeah, yeah, not the best opening to an inspirational blog post, but you guys know me Read more…


[Translation: A Real Wonderful Life With This Remarkable Brain Of Mine] This week I started a dog walking gig with a 40 minute round-trip commute. While normally I’d just turn up NPR/Michigan Radio like the old person that I am, Read more…


On December 6, 2017, I made arguably one of the best decisions in my life; I got fixed. Or rather, I had a laparoscopic tubal ligation for those of you who prefer political correctness. (Okay, but why the fuck are Read more…


Just this morning I had a clear, unequivocal, and well thought out post. Now I find myself staring at the screen, wondering just how in the hell to put into words what I’m feeling. There’s a word for that, too, Read more…


Last week I walked into therapy for the first time in three weeks, feeling generally good about things. Sure I had a couple of stressors since my last session, but overall I was feeling good. I was excited to be Read more…


“I should really write a blog post…” This thought has been gnawing at my brain stuffs for the past week now, along with a long list of other things I should(n’t) be doing. It’s almost 10; I should get out of Read more…


“Trust me, I see the irony in this, but considering writing a post on validation. What do you think?” That’s right, folks. Even I, the ever-confident, unshakable, brilliant author of a world renowned mental health blog ge– Hahahahahahaha, okay, okay; Read more…


“We have more ability than willpower, and it is often an excuse to ourselves that we imagine that things are impossible.” -Francois De La Rochefoucauld Once upon a time, a good friend of mine made a Facebook post about the Read more…

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