bucket list

Bucket List Update 2: Roller Derby

I have been working hard! In the last 14 days, I’ve worked 13. Monday through Friday, save a few random days off, I’ve worked my regular full-time job. On those days off (including weekends) I’ve babysat for either of my two families or worked helping a really nice lady clean and organize her house after… Continue reading Bucket List Update 2: Roller Derby

Mental Health

The Power of Music

I'm in a hotel room in Branson, Missouri. A suite, really, paid for with points by generous in-laws. I'm holed up in the bedroom I claimed while some family and their friends play Cards Against Humanity. I can hear them, but I'm not listening. I got a new CD today – a band I’ll go… Continue reading The Power of Music

Blogmas, Mental Health, mental illness

Blogmas 13: Gifts at Work

In a previous post, I wrote about how I love giving gifts. That said, I have been far too poor to afford gifts for all of my coworkers that I really love and cherish. I give out my card and newsletter to my favorite people, but this year, even that has been cut in a… Continue reading Blogmas 13: Gifts at Work

Mental Health, mental illness

Gratitude and how it has Changed My Life

Sometimes I do things because I have to, and not because I want to. Though not uncommon, my mental wellness improves when I appreciate any thing, big or small, that I can manage to be grateful for. (click title to read more...)