Tag: anxiety

Time

Well, it looks like I never followed up about whether or not I liked using BetterHelp for counseling or not. And the short answer is “No, I do not like it”. Although, I think that the concept is good, I did not personally enjoy my session with my counselor. It seemed way too informal to me which I like in the sense that it … Read More Time

entitled

It’s been about 4 days without drugs or alcohol. I had a brief 1 day relapsed where I took some anxiety medication and had a glass of wine while I took a bubble bath but now I am completely out of my “medication” which makes it easier for me to not use it (because I don’t have any) and alcohol has really been tasting … Read More entitled

decisions

I have made the conscious decision to stop drinking all alcohol and to stop abusing all medications, even OTC medications. I have been spiraling and spiraling and the worst just keeps making the worst, worse. I used to not have so much anxiety until I started abusing my anxiety medications in an attempt to not feel any emotions. Then I started having anxiety attacks … Read More decisions

Joy & Interests

When I was a young teenager (literally around 12/13) I got involved in a deep and ardent love affair. With books. And fearing that this is going to be a lame blog post, I must also mention that my Dad is really the one who introduced me to reading as a hobby. I still remember going into my first bookstore, a small privately owned … Read More Joy & Interests

blackouts

Today I wanted to talk about something a little hard, something that a lot of people avoid talking about for various reasons. 1) could be that is makes them uncomfortable 2) they’re scared of the subject 3) they don’t want to bring their good mood down. That subject? Mental illness. Now I’m not talking about the television version of mental problems, and every mental … Read More blackouts