Bullet Journal

I mentioned yesterday that I started a bullet journal and I thought I'd share some of it today since I actually followed through and used it. What's a Bullet Journal? The short answer, without popping out to http://bulletjournal.com/ is that it's a handwritten planner system that you can use in any notebook. Most people use small(ish) … Continue reading Bullet Journal

Birthday

Today's my birthday - yay! I get to eat as much cake as I can! And also reflect on what's happened in a year ... I'm in such a different place  mentally; last year I was still recovering from something that happened in January and still struggling with drinking. I took my last drink in … Continue reading Birthday

People are rivers

(Although the end of that last quote is a tough one for someone with a mental illness - it's impossible for me to smile and be carefree sometimes and I try not to blame myself/beat myself up for not being able to while still striving to smile & be carefree. It's complicated.)

Taking Stock

What follows isn't entirely proofed. If I wait to proof & edit it, it's going to be 2012 and I'll be writing about a hangover, which will be much worse than this, I think. Last January when I started this blog, I was fighting through another bout with depression. I honestly don't know that I've … Continue reading Taking Stock

Next?

This post might throw you for a loop; read my posts from winter 2011 if it does.  One of my uncles, the one who will never change, the one born with fetal alcohol syndrome (which wasn't exactly recognized in 1965 – look at me, making excuses!), the one the same age as my oldest cousin … Continue reading Next?