Give Me Back My Spoons!

Over the next few days, I am doing a bit of traveling. First, I am off to Pennsylvania for Thanksgiving, then I’m doing a quick weekend stop in Austin for a wedding. And while I am excited to see anyone, I really hope my mental illnesses decide to give me back some of my spoons […]


Travel can be a challenge for those struggling with mental illness. It takes you out of the familiar and forces you out into the world. But it can also be helpful because it forces you to challenge your beliefs. This weekend I am traveling, but fortunately for me it is just traveling back to my […]

Back to Reality

….And we’re back. Thank you all for your patience during the relative radio silence of the last week. As you may know from my last post, I was on vacation for the whole week, often with only spotty connections to the internet.  The escape from the hustle and bustle of my normal life was a […]

Es-ca-pe … It’s spelled like Escape

This post is mostly to let everyone know I’ll be taking the weekend off, but also to talk about the importance of taking time for yourself, even if perhaps you feel guilty for doing so. This weekend, starting about 8 hours ago, I’m visiting my sister in North Carolina, enjoying a change of scenery from […]