Rainy Reprieve

The last three weeks have been miserably hot and terrible. Like I posted, just awful and full of heat and my musing about my health being adversely affected by the ungodly heat. I know that compared to parts of the US where the temperatures were above 100° and the humidity was higher (the South), the […]

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Heat Wave

Yesterday I talked about superstitions. There are some superstitions in Eastern Europe about Lady Midday (Polednice or Poludnica). She’s a pretty, younger-looking spirit or noon demon that comes along at noon time around people working in the fields who causes heat stroke or madness. So what happens: she stops workers and asks them a question, […]

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Fuzzy Bad Feeling

You know that weird feeling in the back of your mind? That one that’s a warning and just tells you to be careful. That thought that something is just wrong or just not right? Well, I’ve been feeling that for about a week now. Something lurking and just bad in the back of my mind […]

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Dynamic Struggles: Post Trauma & Emotional Abuse

Fair warning! I’m going to talk about past emotional abuse & probably what counts as some kind of traumatic history.  Therefore, everything goes on below a very friendly “read more”, because I don’t really want to blast this on the main blog without warning for anyone who doesn’t want to get into all this kind […]

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Holidays & Mental Health

My favorite time of the year is here. — alright, so that’s actually major sarcasm. I really, really hate the holidays. They’re the worst time of the year for me. I’ve touched on that before. So no need to go into a whole novel on that again. Short version: my jackass of a dad decided […]

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OCD Compulsions

Today was a shitty day. Well, beyond that really. Besides the general toughness of work in the ‘busy’ season, I also had to deal with a flare up of my OCD. Generally I’ve been doing pretty good, and that’s thanks to my medication. But occasionally a bad day just presents itself, and today was just […]

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Mentally Ill Online Pagan

Being a mentally ill “pagan” is all sorts of fun. (high levels of sarcasm here) Mostly because of all the people out there the broader community who all seem obsessed with how everything has to be “naturally” done, or go back to nature, etc. etc. ad nauseum, blah blah blah. And it’s not like this […]

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Rough Times

I’m having a fairly bad time lately. My mental health has not been the best, in fact I’m rather a bit stressed out. Work is definitely triggering all my sore points, and causing some destabilization. On top of that, I can tell that I’m kind of swinging between hypo-manic and depressed, teetering on the edge […]

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