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The Waves of Post Break-up Depression

I could sit here and lie about what has been running through my mind lately and tell you everything has been going good but what good with that do. It has been a rough couple of weeks. I have good days, very good days, and very bad days. The depression hits just like waves hit […]

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D is for Divorce

This week my husband of 7 years and I have decided to call it quits. We haven’t been in a good place in a long time so this is where it has naturally ended. First came sadness that my marriage was ending then came anxiety. I was all of a sudden inundated with thoughts from […]

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To the Test that Wasn’t

I had one of the worst days in a long time yesterday. When I am not blogging, I am a full time Medical Coder. I have been coding for almost 8 years now and I have one certification. I have been studying for months for my second coding certification. Because of the coronavirus, my April […]

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My Morning and Evening Routines

I just wanted to chat a bit about what I do to (try) to stand grounded and focused throughout my day and what my rituals look like. In the Morning I like to get up, get dressed, and make a cup of iced coffee (my favorite). I work from home so the next thing I […]

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Fear of Dying

I remember the first time I thought about death. I was about 12 years old and I was getting out of the shower. It hit me like a massive ton of bricks….I was going to die someday. As fast as the thought came, it left. Over the years I have had the same recurring thoughts, […]

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Social Media Depression

I have always been a huge fan of Facebook. I have had a Facebook now for over 15 years. A couple of years ago when my anxiety started amping up I began noticing how I was comparing my life to everyone else’s life and my life just wasn’t stacking up and it would in turn […]

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The Apps I am LOVING right now

I have recently downloaded some new apps on my phone that I thought would be good for my anxiety and wanted to share with everyone what they are and why I like them. The Shine app- I won’t go into too much detail on this one because I actually wrote a blog post about it […]

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Taking Anxiety on Vacation

Most people get super excited about going on vacations. I don’t. Not really. Not anymore. Anxiety has ruined many good moments in my life including vacations. Unfortunately, you cannot just leave anxiety at home when you go. Three years ago I went on my first cruise. I was so nervous because I did not know […]

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My new blog!

Hey everyone! I have been really enjoying writing about anxiety and being able to help people along the way! I started a second blog about recipes and cooking….The Recipe and Cooking Diva! I was never really taught how to cook and just really started learning about 2 years ago so I wanted to create something […]

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Anxiety made me cancel my husband’s anniversary gift

In a couple of days, my husband and I will be celebrating our 7 year wedding anniversary. I decided that this year we would exchange traditional wedding gifts and for 7 years you are supposed to give copper. I found some very nice copper drinking mugs on Amazon that I thought he would like and […]