For the best few nights sleep has been trouble for me. I was able to sleep all the time while I was taking my anxiety medicine consistently. It bothered me to sleep all day because I missed out on half of the day. Ever since I began to come off my medicine I haven't been … Continue reading The Insomnia Blues
I have had ups and downs when it has come to my anti-depressant. One of my biggest upsets during my medicine taking days was my weight gain. Over the past year, I have gained thirty pounds, and it was a rollercoaster to try and get it off. I haven't made much progress getting my weight … Continue reading Off the Meds (the road to recovery)
In New Orleans the air was muggy, and I had to prepare myself to get back into SUV and travel 400 miles back to Georgia. We loaded the car and drove down a windy ramp to the main road to get our butts back to Atlanta ASAP. Zombies were still standing on their … Continue reading N.O. = No
I was diagnosed with OCD over a year again. Since then I have changed a lot. I've been taking my meds every day and not skipping a day. I am happy to see the change in myself. I haven't been as obsessed with the things I was obsessed with before. I haven't been cleaning as … Continue reading OCD? Not Much.
My parents have been married for twenty-five years and though those years I have seen many things. Anyone who has both their parents or remember a time when their parents together knew there were those rifts in their marriage. It's hard to see the people you love go through something that seems unsolvable. You wonder … Continue reading Understanding the Hard Stuff
When I was diagnosed with OCD last year I wasn't seeing much of my future. I was inside a bubble of fear, sure that nothing would ever change about me and that I was destined to be miserable for the rest of my life. The stability that I was going to gain didn't seem logical … Continue reading Taking it One Day at a Time
That most important meal of the day is my least important meal of the hour. I don't like eating between seven and ten in the morning. If I eat waffles I want them at six pm. I used eat breakfast because I had to but as I grew older I skipped the meal. I didn't … Continue reading I Don’t Like Breakfast