Stitching myself out of a funk

I’ve said it before. I have depression. Sometimes it’s easy to start stitching myself out of a funk. Sometimes not. This time, surprisingly, I’m half-way out of the latest funk. The latest round of depression. Things haven’t been going well. There are personal issues I won’t talk about, but there’s my anxiety about upcoming things,…

For the first time in forever

For the first time in forever, I noticed myself feeling . . . happy. Content, even. Today I found myself not dreading the future. I wasn’t thinking about how I’ll probably never get the things I want, or my approximation of a happy ending. I felt . . . joy. For the first time in…

Body image and self hate

This week I’m going to talk about body image. My body image. Also the self hate that develops when you don’t love your body as it is. I know my body has been different from most people in my age group since I was a kid.  I’ve had a wider rib cage than my friends…