Category Archives: Mental Game

back on the wagon

I’m sober again with my partner. It’s gonna be easier the second time around. We quit drinking last October for 7 or 8 months (I even stayed sober through SF Pride!), basically until summer hit and people starting sippin beers outside. The

back on the wagon

I’m sober again with my partner. It’s gonna be easier the second time around. We quit drinking last October for 7 or 8 months (I even stayed sober through SF Pride!), basically until summer hit and people starting sippin beers outside. The

The Anxiety Chart – Fill it out

My therapist, who I don’t like much, was finally useful with this little exercise: THE ANXIETY CHART. I’m not very aware of myself, especially when thing start going poorly. My partner points things out, and I can feel that something

The Anxiety Chart – Fill it out

My therapist, who I don’t like much, was finally useful with this little exercise: THE ANXIETY CHART. I’m not very aware of myself, especially when thing start going poorly. My partner points things out, and I can feel that something

Role Models

Growing up I had no role models, no elders, no one to look up to and model my life’s framework after. I didn’t see myself in my teachers or the mothers. I knew no other women, and I certainly didn’t know

Role Models

Growing up I had no role models, no elders, no one to look up to and model my life’s framework after. I didn’t see myself in my teachers or the mothers. I knew no other women, and I certainly didn’t know

exploring madness

There was a panel on mental illness at the DC Zine Fest this past weekend. It was interesting to hear how these women and queers were coping with their own shit through zines and comics. The panelists spoke briefly on the

exploring madness

There was a panel on mental illness at the DC Zine Fest this past weekend. It was interesting to hear how these women and queers were coping with their own shit through zines and comics. The panelists spoke briefly on the

a tangle of influences

so im a certain type of person that knows a lot of people, but will never be in the scene because i’m simply not trendy enough. i just don’t trend. i am consistent as fuck when it comes to my

a tangle of influences

so im a certain type of person that knows a lot of people, but will never be in the scene because i’m simply not trendy enough. i just don’t trend. i am consistent as fuck when it comes to my

My Bipolar’s new buddy, Abilify

I’m bipolar, and have been untreated for 5 years (8.5 years untreated of the last 10). Life was much harder than it was supposed to be this past year, even on top of the move and job search and wedding.

My Bipolar’s new buddy, Abilify

I’m bipolar, and have been untreated for 5 years (8.5 years untreated of the last 10). Life was much harder than it was supposed to be this past year, even on top of the move and job search and wedding.

I LOVE MY QUEER FRIENDS

Last summer I moved from North Carolina to Philadelphia and left a decade of friendships and fuckups behind. I was happy for a new start in a big city, with more opportunities, and a larger queer community, but I was

I LOVE MY QUEER FRIENDS

Last summer I moved from North Carolina to Philadelphia and left a decade of friendships and fuckups behind. I was happy for a new start in a big city, with more opportunities, and a larger queer community, but I was