Food For Thought:

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

John Green, Turtles All the Way Down

Category: I Get By With a Little Help From My Friends


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…


“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…


[[Fundraiser Link: https://www.customink.com/fundraising/forcheo]] Since writing Wednesday’s post in honor of Cheo, I’ve had over 800 views on this blog. That’s almost 20% of all the views I’ve ever gotten in the one and a half year history of this site. Never Read more…


I wish I weren’t writing this. I’ve had quite the productive day, and I know exactly why. I’m procrastinating. I’m waiting. I’m hoping that if I put off putting the words out there, that perhaps I’ll come to find I Read more…


I had a slight spring in my step as I walked into my therapist’s office this past Wednesday. Group had been bittersweet, having had to say goodbye to the only member who’d been attending longer than Rebecca and myself. But Read more…


“It’s like I’m some sort of adrenaline junkie who gets off on emotional masochism.” Upon coming to this realization with Therapist #2 (of 7, going on 8, now), I was met with the clinical “you have to get sick and Read more…


Generally when it comes to writing these posts, I have absolutely no idea what I’m going to say. I’ll start off with a simple thought, or incident, or phrase, and grow it from there, letting my scattered brain lead my Read more…

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