New video on the fear of failure and success, simultaneously. Basically, the fear of existing. Send help. https://youtu.be/3Fa9DWbMX4g Is this just a me thing? Or does anyone else out there struggle with the same totally fucked up conundrum?
YGBG! New Episode: Masks And Our Many Parts: ACOTAR, IFS, And Pop MusicYGBG! New Episode:
Welcome friends! I just posted the tenth episode of You're Gonna Be Great! My brand new baby podcast where M.E., your host and chaotic friend, chats with a rotating cast of guests to serve recommendations and commentary about the latest buzzy shows, movies, music, and trending books. Each installment is roughly forty-five minutes where opinions…
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YOUTUBE! Bad Travel, Mental Health, Books, And Chaos.
I started a Youtube channel.
YGBG! Podcast Episode One: How To Build Community With Smutty Books (Or Any Books, Really)
New Podcast! New Episode! Listen on Apple or Spotify or check it out here: https://www.podbean.com/eas/pb-dqzzu-1372559 Nothing brings a group of people together like Fae porn. Wait, let me start again. What I mean to say is nothing brings a group of people together like Fae smut. About a year ago I was depressed af and…
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Preface: The Menagerie of Creatures
In retrospect, my devotion was probably not appreciated and at times toed the line of downright terrifying. Rats, for example, probably do not enjoy bike rides or bubble baths.
Asbestos, Tampons, and Intensity: A Mother’s Daily Journey
It's always hard to jump back into blogging after a busy spell because there's so much I want to write, I don't know where to start. So I'm just going to go for it and summarize all of the things in a sort of update style listicle of all the things that are making me…
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Found This Terrifying Painting for my Guest Room.
The other day a rare thing happened, and I got an hour to myself to hang out with one of my very good friends. We got coffee and chatted about his daughter getting married, my vampire novel in the works and how it might have an offensive amount of my real life in it, and the difficulty…
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I’m Not Sorry My Toddler Acts Like a Toddler, Thank You Very Much
This isn't a real post, more of a passing observation. I've noticed over the past year that I'm doing that thing that many first time parents do: Expecting way too much from my two year old. As the oldest of ninety-thousand kids, I absolutely hated this growing up. At five I was practically expected to…
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A Beginner’s Guide to Mental Health and Healing: What I’ve Learned After Five Years in Therapy (And How It Might Help You)
Before I found a therapist I liked and could trust, I didn't know much about mental health aside from what I'd learned in AP Psychology in high school (which was taught from an outdated nineteen-eighties textbook that had pictures that currently brings to mind murder documentaries. It essentially demonized anyone with an atypical brain or life experience and loved using language like "chemical imbalance" which is no longer a thing professionals use. I also learned a lot about mental health from movies that usually did a terrible job accurately portraying what it's like to struggle with things like anxiety or depression. I knew next to nothing about self-care, trauma, or the symptoms of things that I actually lived with every day.
The Demon Jay From The Pits of Hell
I was recently traumatized by a demon death bird from hell and because I hate to sit with these horrors alone, I thought I'd share with you. Like a form of bloggy Trauma Bonding. My son and I were in the backyard the other day raking an area that had become overgrown with weeds so…