November 5: Honestly Not Sure

Hi friends. I’m having trouble knowing how to rejoice tonight. I am processing a lot of emotions and assessing my behaviors and responses, and despite all ways I’ve grown this past year, I still fall back on certain, undesirable patterns. Maybe like bouldering, I’ll celebrate the many good steps I’ve taken toward being a whole…

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November 4: Thursdays

I am thankful for Thursdays. This quarter my grad class has taken place on Wednesday evenings. The pressure of the work week typically leads up to that moment and then dissipates. Thus, after work on Thursdays, I feel as if I can take an evening to relax. Most of my week is spent running from…

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November 3: Hot Showers

Good morning, readers! Let me knock out my gratitude post before work today. This morning, I am thankful for hot showers. When my depression was at its worst and the pandemic increased isolation, they were the closest thing I had to a hug. I took hot showers multiple times a day to cope when I…

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