The Freedom of Staying Busy

So, times of med change that coincide with my period have historically been terrible times for me. I have been in the midst of this all week, straining to find my way out the other side; and, to my great pleasure, I realized that a busy woman is a happy woman and have reinvigorated my…

Thoughts Lead to Feelings, a Psychological Truth

When you don’t feel like you can go on, you should know that you always have the power to choose your thoughts, and thoughts are the things that lead to feelings. You have an amazing amount of power. You have the power to choose your thoughts! When we feel depressed, it may seem as if…

Seroquel Withdrawal is a Difficult, But Winnable, Journey!

Getting off of seroquel can be a trying thing, but I am sending you a glimpse of my struggle with this to encourage you to keep going and think the best on your withdrawal journey! So, I am in Day 6 of seroquel withdrawal. I went down on it for two weeks gradually, then thought…

Happiness is All the Sweeter for Those (Like Me) Who Struggle

I have only experienced joy in adulthood three times: when I was 28 and recovering from 3 brain surgeries after a very serious suicide attempt, from 2008-2016 when I met my husband, had Chloe, and was raising her full-time until Kindergarten, and now in February 2020. What’s the common denominator of this happiness? It’s a…