Month: June 2017

All Shall Be Well

All in all, this has been a successful week.  It’s necessary to look back on it as a whole though.  Picking it apart makes it possible to focus on what didn’t work…and more things worked out than not. I have followed through with my plan to eat a more healthy diet overall this week.  Lots…

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Going Back to Move Forward

I read somewhere that if you get stuck in a problem, physical activity can affect your brain and make physiological changes that result in new perspectives. So, since I feel somewhat mired in multiple challenges (my positive word for problems), I’m going to travel back to the beginning and try a fresh start. I had…

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But wait, there’s more…

When I wrote last Monday, I was coming to terms with life.  I was looking on the bright side.  I was maintaining a positive attitude. Everything is going to be fine.  Tough times come and they go.  Life is still good. By Tuesday, I was even making a gratitude list.  I managed about 20 things…

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I am writing today because writing is a good thing for me to do…not because I can think of anything that really needs to be said. That parallels my day today also.  I am doing what needs to be done although none of it seems to be particularly important or relevant. I washed clothes so that…

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A Series of Unfortunate Events

Our lives have been hit with a series of unfortunate events in the last couple of day and I’ve been really tempted to respond by curling up in my recliner and watching stupid TV while eating junk food. But what would that solve? I’d feel miserable and angry with myself and the problems would still…

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Today

Okay, maybe recovery from a depressive episode isn’t a one and done deal… And maybe honesty with oneself about how hard life has been is a good idea… I think I’m really back in the light again this time. I feel good. I’m writing. The past days have been about rest and art and changing…

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