So, I missed coming out day. I know, I am a terrible lesbian. But I had an experience recently that reminded me of what coming out really is and what it is not. The philosophical question of what it means to be out. Is anyone ever really out of the closet, or is it all …

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Let’s talk about something that doesn’t seem to get much play: anxiety, OCD, panic disorder and medication interactions. I have been MIA for a bit and this post relates to that entirely. On August 20th I was diagnosed with acute bronchitis. No big deal, just a little chest cold. However, my spouse is immunocompromised so …

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We have all had those moments of anxiety or doubt in what we have done or have not done. Did I lock the door? Did I turn off the coffee pot? Did I shut the door? Is a tsunami going to make landfall for the first time since the dawn of time in my area …

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I used to be afraid all of the time. I was afraid of being afraid. I was afraid of not being in control of events and thus lost control of my body. My brain told my body everything was a threat. People, places, places with people. I went from being an outgoing, extraverted, social butterfly …

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