Today

I have been off work for the last three weeks, and today is my last bit of freedom before returning. It has been a mental health vacation. No pay, just relief from the stresses of retail life in this Covid-infected year. Today I am taking inventory. How am I doing, really? Have I made progress … Continue reading Today

Summer Fantasy

Things have settled into a steady pace now. My medications seem to be working their magic by keeping me stable and sane. No great expectations but conversely no deep depression. It feels like the best things could possibly be. Maybe its just a beautiful summers day that helps. Maybe it is spending less time thinking … Continue reading Summer Fantasy

Seclusion

Now that I am integrating back into the work world I can feel that I am desiring to guard my seclusion. Work is frenetic and exhausting, people everywhere, demands constantly, and it wears me out. I don't want to socialize, I want to go home and be in my room. I am not thinking about … Continue reading Seclusion