I know that drinking with depression isn’t always a good idea. I know that when I drink too many days in a row, my medication doesn’t work well and I end up having a few bad days before my brain straightens itself out. I also know that to be happy and get through life with this illness, I need to be able to go on cool trips and drink bourbon and feel normal for a few days. So I did.
You know those moments when your brain goes into hyper drive? The things you have to do start piling up in your head. You start wondering about what the next week, month, year, or decade will look like for you. You question your past decisions, or that little thing that irked you last week suddenly […]
Let people know that World Mental Health Day is a thing and that it matters just as much as Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Down Syndrome Awareness Month and AIDS Awareness Month and every real-life issue that we talk about.
We’d visited this cute farm-to-table restaurant in Roanoke, Virginia twice before and fallen in love. The cocktails were creative and perfectly balanced. The cheese plate was unreal. And the fresh, flavorful entrees… I mean, c’mon!
There are so many things I don’t tell my friends and family simply because the act of speaking is too much. Yikes. It’s a problem, and I need to come up with a way to solve it.
In the villages of Cuba, I saw people living in wooden shacks that would hardly be considered tree houses in America. Their “homes” crumbled around them as they washed their clothes with a hose from outside. But still they spent their days smiling and giving thanks to God.
So, imagine my pure joy when I discovered a tiny, free app on my phone that can whisk me away from my overbearing emotions with a pair of headphones and a tap of my finger. Now entering…the world of podcasts.