Hi. I'm Danni and I have Depression and Generalized Anxiety Disorder. I'm presently untreated, and unmedicated. I'm pretty high-functioning, though, so most people don't realize how hard I'm working to keep my eyes open because my depressed brain wants to sleep for 14 hours a day and my anxiety maybe lets me get 5. Or … Continue reading #TimeToTalk
I've been in hiding for a while. Like a few years a while. It's partly depression - sometimes I can can hear my brain screaming at me that we should leave the house, and my body just shrugs and says, "Couch is nice. Couch is life." It's partly anxiety - there are people out there … Continue reading Re-Entry into Society – Shields Up!
So this weekend I survived my 3rd NYC Midnight short story competition. I say survived because my writing process is less "outline-draft-edit-submit" and more "8 Stages". Add to this: My phone was blowing up with issues unrelated to writing. It was too early to straight up drink so I put the Amarulla in my coffee. (This … Continue reading WRITE ALL THE WORDS
First thing's first - this weekend marked the completion of a labor of love that I have been working for about 19 months (with a nice long break in between for the scorcher of a summer we had). On Saturday night at 10:49PM, I bound off my last stitch on THE BEAST: It was super … Continue reading Little Accomplishments Everywhere
So there is good news and bad news for this weekend. Good news - plans to blow up the bridge have been postponed. Better news - the weather forecast doesn't appear to show snow. Bad news - It's gonna be cold. Below freezing cold. 32F as the high for the day if we're lucky cold. … Continue reading Storage, Interrupted
I had a plan for Saturday: Don't sleep til noon. Drive up to storage. Do some cleaning. Sigh/gloat over yarn stash. Attempt to corral yarn stash into 1 section of storage for easy access. Pull stuff to donate, stuff to sell, stuff to trash, and stuff to use. Take progress pictures of all steps, and … Continue reading Best Laid Plans, January 12 Futurecast
Last week on the way home from the train station, I got a "talking to" about how much money I appear to be spending lately due to the amount of packages that are arriving at the house for me. After picking my jaw up off the ground (really, who leads with that??) I explained though … Continue reading 2019 – The Year In Which We Use Our Stuff