Food For Thought:

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

John Green, Turtles All the Way Down

Category: This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things


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…


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…


The other night we were making our 34th trip of 2018 to the Chinese buffet when a billboard caught my eye. I saw the word neuro and instantly googled the advertisement, only to find that it was for a “brain Read more…


“But you don’t look depressed…” “If I were you, I would…” “Why are you so depressed, though?” “A lot of people have it way worse than you do…” “Stop feeling sorry for yourself and do something about it…” Any of these sound Read more…


As the old jingle goes, the best part of waking up is (arguably) Folgers in your cup. Though if coffee isn’t quite your style, perhaps it’s a steaming cup of tea. Or, if you’ve an affinity for human flesh, a Read more…


About a decade ago, my stepdad-who’s-no-longer-technically-my-stepdad-but-whose-side-I-took-after-the-divorce gave me a copy of Richard Carlson’s “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff… and it’s all Small Stuff”. While I’ve started it several times throughout the years, it’s largely remained in the pile of bathroom reading Read more…


Sometime last year, we received a notice that whatever entity controls the trash pick up was going to be sending 50 gallon sized recycling bins to every house in the neighborhood. Included was a list of things that could and Read more…


The other day I emerged from my comfy cocoon in order to do some job hunting. It’s been 8 months, 3 therapists, and a couple different prescription changes since I last attempted to join the world of the working, and I’m Read more…


There’s a lot going on in my head lately. And in all of ours, I’d imagine. Aside from the hell than has been the first week post-election, there’s the 24,749 words and the 15 days I have left to write Read more…


I really wish I had something life changing, exciting, or even just mildly relevant to share with you. Unfortunately, despite sleeping for an average 10 hours a night (and anywhere from 2 to 5 during the day) I’ve been absolutely Read more…

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