Tag: mental illness

  • Purpose

    Purpose

    ********************************* Okay, so this one isn’t exactly fluff, but ideally it’s not a downer either. Despite my resolve to post fluff as often as possible through all this, I have been … struggling. My old friend depression has been circling. Which is not particularly surprising, given everything. So if you’ve been wondering why the comics dropped […]

  • Things To Do

    Things To Do

    ********************************* Ten years ago I was diagnosed with depression (although I believe I had it much longer—from way back in my childhood). I started medication and went to therapy. It took a really long time and lots of two-steps-forward-one-step-backs, but a couple of years ago I reached a point where I didn’t need medication to […]

  • A Case of Shit Bees (Impostor Syndrome)

    A Case of Shit Bees (Impostor Syndrome)

    Do you ever peek at the last page in a book? Sometimes I do. This story ends with me winning first place in a youth art competition. I was eleven, quite young compared to some of the other people who had entered. The person who came second was older than me. I saw her face when our names were called, and I think she was disappointed. At least, that’s how I remember it…

  • Impromptu, Not-Funny Thoughts About 2016, Life and Depression. Also Cats.

    Impromptu, Not-Funny Thoughts About 2016, Life and Depression. Also Cats.

    I have seen a lot of jokes and not-so-jokes about 2016 kicking humanity in the tender bits. It’s a bit weird for me because 2016 has been the best year of my life. (So far)…

  • The Costume Debacle

    The Costume Debacle
  • When Anxiety Attacks

    When Anxiety Attacks