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Category Archives: life

Footloose and Fancy Free

For reasons that are mostly whimsical, I’ve decided to consolidate my two blogs (the one of creative writing and the one of mental health ruminations) into one mighty blog, like the Phoenix in Battle of the Planets (a.k.a.┬áScience Ninja Team Gatchaman). (In case you don’t know, the Phoenix was made up of five different vehicles […]

Self-Diagnostic 5

I think it’s time for another self-assessment check-in on how my brain is doing. This is gonna be fun! Let’s go!

No Title Required

Well, yesterday’s descent into “my life hasn’t turned out the way I wanted it to when I was a kid, now I’m trapped in a banal existence that I can’t get out of because being an adult sucks, so why bother doing anything?” was a lot of fun*, but it’s time to wash that muck […]

Self-Diagnostic 4

Checking in on myself again, assessing how I think I’m doing. Here we go! January was, in a lot of personal ways, a good one for me. I continued writing one handwritten page every morning when I get up. It goes like this: wake up, brush my teeth, feed the cat, get coffee brewing, write […]

Technology Is Your Frenemy

A little over a week ago, I woke up feeling well-rested and eager to meet the day, only to get smacked with a heavy dose of anxiety as soon as I thought about checking Facebook and Twitter, my two main social websites. The thought of reading comments on my Facebook posts–which are all friends-only, so […]