So our air conditioner decided to die yesterday morning, after weeks of telling the apartment complex something seemed wrong with it. It's unfortunate that outside, in 90 degree weather with high humidity, is cooler than being in your own apartment. The apartment complex did give us a fan, which we put in the bedroom and … Continue reading Do Affirmations Really Work?
My phone has been giving me a hard time lately, so I haven't been able to get on here to write. It wasn't allowing me to access apps or even call and text people. I've gotten it fixed but I do need to get an upgrade. Aside from that, I've also just been playing Sims … Continue reading Things “To Do” and “Not To Do” When You’re Spiraling
Music has always been that one thing that carries me through tough times. For as long as I can remember, music comforted me in ways that no person I knew could. I still remember each and every song I listened to during the times where I was really struggling. Even now, if I go back … Continue reading Music, Memory and Emotion
When I say I "deleted Facebook," I really meant that I deleted the app from my phone and never go on it. It's been one of the best decisions I've made. Honestly, Facebook has always been the worst social media for my anxiety, depression and self-esteem. So, back in 2019, I turned off all notifications … Continue reading Deleting Facebook
Over the weekend, my mom showed me this really interesting program that she bought and is currently using. She said she has had great results so far and showed me a few of the videos that you receive when you purchase the program. It looks very promising for many women...and men! This is not really … Continue reading FemFusion Fitness
I’ve noticed that I’ve had to put working on vaginismus on hold for quite some time because I needed to manage my depression. My therapist and psychiatrist said that, “Since your depression is fatal, we need to focus all of our attention on that first.” So, that’s what I’ve been doing. Unfortunately, the outcome of … Continue reading How Depression has effected Vaginismus for me
These past few weeks have not been the best for my depression. The episodes I'll have are so severe that I sometimes can't control my own actions or even what I say. Much of this has to do with vaginismus. The feelings of sadness, worthlessness, guilt, anger, frustration and disappointment come to my mind straight … Continue reading Vaginismus and Depression
Have any of you ever tried to write a fictional novel based on events that have actually happened to you? Did you find it terribly difficult? If so, why was it difficult for you? I'm struggling for many reasons. It's sometimes difficult to remember everything and, when I do, the memories make me sad.Despite changing … Continue reading Writer’s Block: Advice?
With everything going on in the world right now, it feels weird to write a blog about myself. I truly hope all of you are healthy and not struggling financially, like so many are. It's a crazy time we are living in right now. On Tuesday, I had my surgery consultation with my new gynecologist/surgeon. … Continue reading Surgery Consultation
I hadn't planned on coming on here to provide an update on my lab results, but I decided that it might be an interesting part of my journey with vaginismus. The reason I say this is because there was one section of my lab results that didn't quite make sense. I wasn't sick when I … Continue reading My Lab Results