“I Have an Idea”

Once upon a time I was to stubborn to ask for help. We all have our own (insert reason here) for why we haven't, can't or won't ask for help. Over the years my reasons changed, but relying solely on myself during my most miserable times remained the same. It wasn't until after I reached… Continue reading “I Have an Idea”

Life Outside of My Head

Remember last week when I shared moments of gratitude? Well right now I'm grateful for sand fly bites. Yup! Those annoying little red dots that make me look like a thirty-something with chicken pox. I've started this post the same day as A Moment of Gratitude although you won't see if for a few more… Continue reading Life Outside of My Head

Predicting the Future

Hello you beautiful human, I hope this finds you well today. Today is actually a travel day for me, I'm off to spend a long weekend with my favourite person on earth and do my best to just live in the moment. This leads me to consider a habit I have of going back and… Continue reading Predicting the Future

From the Vault – 15 Years Later

Hell and highwater, win and lose, pass and fail, high and low. And as I read my musings of years past its apparent that for all the change, it's still the same. The players have different faces, the game takes place on new ground, but it's still the same. I muse now that I finally… Continue reading From the Vault – 15 Years Later

When to say No

Ever have one of those days when despite your better judgement you find yourself becoming more and more upset about something out of your control?  You can feel your blood pressure rising, your face becoming flush and no matter how many deep breathing techniques you try to remember there is no stopping this train?  This… Continue reading When to say No

Reflections a month in

When I started this little venture a month ago it was designed to share my thoughts and experiences on life with mental illness.  The goal was to provide people with some insight, information and in doing so maybe help others.  What I realized this morning when logged in was that I had gotten off track. … Continue reading Reflections a month in

What goes up must come down

For an entire week I was on top of the world.  Felt like the best week I can remember this past year.  Great energy, healthy appetite, a to-do list as long as my arm that I was checking off as fast as I could.  Actually being engaged with life, with my friends and family.  Putting… Continue reading What goes up must come down