Do Better

Do Better

Hi, friends. Time for a mental health check-in. It's been six months since I started taking that little blue pill. Every night, 50 mg keeps my anxiety in check so I can function like a semi-normal person. What a blessing it has been. I feel like I am able to enjoy my children, my husband, [...]

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Know a ‘Poor Me’ person? Don’t let them drain you.

Know a ‘Poor Me’ person? Don’t let them drain you.

I try not to do posts like this because I'd rather spread happiness instead of dragging my dark cloud over people. But sometimes I just have to get it out in fear it will consume me. Do you know someone who is Master of their own Misery? I do. And damn, is it relentless. Let [...]

I miss coffee

It's been the longest week ever. And it's only Tuesday. WTF. I seem to be in a cycle of one thing after another lately. When it rains, it pours, right? It all started over a week ago when the baby caught a cold, which hit a crescendo over the weekend with what I'm pretty sure [...]

Blue Sky Day

Blue Sky Day

Somehow it's been nearly a month since I've returned to work. It's incredible to me how fast a month goes when you're having, err, fun? More like when you're raising kids and working full time. I was driving to work today and thinking about how I feel leaps and bounds better mentally than I did [...]

My decaffeinated life

My decaffeinated life

The fact that I've had to cut out regular coffee from my exhausted life has made me sad. And now, I've had to bid adieu to all caffeinated beverages. So long, Diet Coke. On the one hand, I've wanted to cut out soda for a long time. I'm aware of the warnings of artificial sweeteners, [...]