I miss you always, but today I missed you extra

Honoring our “inside” voices

“Does sometimes your outside voice say ‘yes’ when your inside voice says ‘no’?” First of all, if you know where this quote is from, then welcome. You’re officially one of my people. For those of you, likely without young children, that don’t know, it’s a quote from (the best) kids show, Bluey. And today, after …

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Pushing people away when I need them the most

Lately, I find myself feeling very down about myself. I just don’t feel good about anything. I don’t like how I feel, I don’t like how I’m acting because of it…and I don’t know. It just leaves me feeling really pretty worthless and like I have no value..nothing to offer. I guess it feels like …

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A grumpy Sunday morning

It’s Sunday morning. Things should be fine, nothing is “wrong” nothing bad happened, but I woke up in a bad mood. I don’t want to be around people, and to be honest, I wouldn’t blame them if they didn’t want to be around me either. I don’t feel good about myself physically, I’m craving alcohol …

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When avoidance no longer serves you

Oh, avoidance. The hot button word of my life lately. I’m pretty sure it’s in my top 5 of skills mastered, right alongside sarcasm and “not giving a shit”. Avoidance is…basically the only way I know how to deal with hard things. I don’t think I’ve ever learned anything other than that, and it’s honestly …

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