Affection Anxiety

I love every cat I’ve ever met, and I make sure to tell them. I met a cat when I was walking home, and I spent so much time petting her and telling her that my love was eternal and unconditional that I missed my bus. This is not an isolated event. I scroll through …

Who is Sleepy Me

I’m awake, which means a battle has been fought, and this time I won. Yesterday, I definitely lost because I slept two hours late, and I never got past the feeling that the part of me who chose to sleep through the morning was in control the rest of the day. I don’t think I’ve …

I Need a Bike Bell

I’m back to riding my bike to work every day which means I’m back to being left in the dust by crazy super fit people who have educated opinion about chia seeds, or it means my blood pressure is constantly about 6 times higher than it used to be because apparently the people who block …

Therapy Cookie

I spent the first 20 minutes of my lunch today getting a cookie for my therapist because I’m at that point in my life where that’s something that can happen. It has taken me a year of explaining to this person every fault I’ve found in myself, every insecurity I used to be able to …