Tag: anxiety

  • Forward

    Forward

    Wow 2020 sucks hey. Generally for everyone in the entire world, it seems. My personal suckitude began in November 2019 when I had my fourth consecutive miscarriage, and then continued as I evacuated from bushfires threatening my home, watched the rest of my country burn on the news, visited the ED for a sudden and scary bleed, had an array of blood tests and scans and finally a (very minor) surgery, and has now peaked (fingers crossed this will be the peak, anyway) in a fucking pandemic. I’m not someone who’s ever been into inspiration as a thing…

  • The Costume Debacle

    The Costume Debacle
  • When Anxiety Attacks

    When Anxiety Attacks
  • “So, what do you do?”: An Apology

    “So, what do you do?”: An Apology

    My apology comes on two fronts. First, I’m sorry to people who ask me this question. You don’t really know me and you’re trying to maintain conversation through the inevitable lull. You pull out the old faithful “so, what do you do?” expecting a good fifteen minutes where you can just coast on me nattering about how being a vet or a lawyer or a real estate agent or whatever is just great and is really taking off for me right now and blah blah blah. You probably feel a bit good about yourself for offering me a hefty turn in the conversational spotlight. But it doesn’t go that way. Because I’m not a vet or a lawyer or a real estate agent. I’m not even a whatever…

  • How to Propose with Extra Dinosaurs

    How to Propose with Extra Dinosaurs

    “Where have you been these last few months? We’ve been suffering without regular posts filled with your sparkling wit and hilarious cartoons!” I know. I know, guys. I’m so sorry for abandoning you to several dull, me-less months. But I’ve had stuff on…

  • Fighting Multi-Headed Anxiety Monsters with the Power of Song

    Fighting Multi-Headed Anxiety Monsters with the Power of Song

    But first a confession. I had a really hard time writing this, but an easy time drawing the pictures. In fact, I had more fun drawing these pictures than I did drawing myself being ripped apart by a bear, and I giggled continuously while doing that one. But the words were difficult. So this is how it turned out…