Category Archives: Mental Health

A year ago

This… All of this. Ending one’s life is never the answer. Pass on this flame of hope to all, may the world blaze with the hope that death is not the answer.

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The Arm Flail.

Originally posted on Mystical Bewilderment:
Yeah, this is about right. I often wonder if the gods find it amusing to watch their devotees going through the act of, what I deem officially from here unto forever, “Kermit Arm Flail Mode.”…

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Self-Harm Trigger Warning: Brace yourself, I’m pissed off and anxious now…

My mother just messaged me online to let me know my youngest brother is currently going through a mental health crisis, and threatening self-harm. After telling me that he had never gotten over his ex-girlfriend’s suicide attempt, and couldn’t be … Continue reading

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Blehhhhhh

I feel as though I have been through the ringer these past few days. I hadn’t known what to write lately, it feels as though I had a dial inside my head that was turned from my Lokean and Spirit channel to … Continue reading

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Medication changes and feeling drunk >_<

I was prescribed a new anti-anxiety medication called Hydroxizine, and boy does it pack a punch. It is supposed to be a PRN dosage, and I am allowed to take 2 capsules at bedtime to help me sleep. I took … Continue reading

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Six Rules for Safer Pagan Sex: A Guide

Originally posted on MystikNomad:
Many of us grew up hearing every variation possible of “sex is bad for you and will turn you funny colors”. There was guilt and shame associated with having sex, with our bodies, with our pleasure.…

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Thanksgiving and stuff

I have been mulling over what to write for awhile now, but I didn’t really know what I wanted to say. Every time I sat down to write, it seemed that life and all of its different facets of craziness … Continue reading

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A deal with the Devil

In my past, there was a time where I became so abused with Christianity that I went in the other direction. The motto “The enemy of my enemy is my friend” resonated with me then, and still does now. I … Continue reading

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Health misadventures, dreams, and stuff

Life has taken some interesting twists lately, mostly into “Am-I-going-to-die-ville” with stops at the ER mingled with increased insomnia, panic attacks, counselling, odd dreams I cannot remember when I wake up, and my first attempt to start a fiction story. … Continue reading

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Corridors of Madness

Last night I was triggered for the first time in a long time into a spiral of memories about my past. I lay next to my husband to try and get some cuddles and rest before my nursling awoke again, … Continue reading

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