Food For Thought:

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

John Green, Turtles All the Way Down

Category: I’m Sorry My Brain is a Dumpster Fire


“We do have some other options, if the CPAP doesn’t work out well.” The nurse flashes a smile similar to that of Freaky Fred from Courage the Cowardly Dog. Her demeanor is that of a nervous salesman trying to make 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 don’t know if it more stupefies or saddens me that each and every time someone seems surprised when they discover I have a head injury and/or cognitive impairments and/or slew of mental/emotional disorders (etc), I’m legitimately taken aback. Do 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…


One of the core symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder (and in my opinion one of the most debilitating) is a near-constant struggle with identity. Who am I? What do I stand for? Why am I here? I couldn’t tell you how Read more…


I know you’re scared. It’s perfectly natural to be, Angela. It’s like you’ve spent years of your life asleep, and you’re just now waking up and trying to make sense of your surroundings. Trust me, I know what a bitch Read more…


Last night, as I was lying in bed, teetering on the cusp of reality and dream, I felt the rare tides of pure, genuine inspiration nipping at my feet, urging me to get out of bed. Shooting off signals in my Read more…

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