Do you ever feel like you should just stop trying?

I've been trying so long to get healthy, physically and emotionally, and I am so freaking stuck. I was doing well for awhile, but I feel like I've been in this place for 6 months. Despite regular therapy and lots of breakthroughs, I feel pretty crappy most of the time. I'm not interested in doing anything social ever.… » 10/04/14 5:46pm 10/04/14 5:46pm

Does anyone have earworm insomnia?

Some background - I was sleeping terribly, my doctor tweaked some thyroid meds and it helped so much. But a week later, the insomnia has started up again, and it's killing me. I get one stupid music phrase stuck in my head and it won't shut up! It happens every few months, and I think it's an anxiety manifestation,… » 9/20/14 4:14pm 9/20/14 4:14pm

Breaking news: I found riding boots!

Guise. Guise!!! I have had the hardest time finding a pair of riding boots. I'm short, I have really muscular calves, but tiny ankles and knees (if that's a thing.) Essentially, my legs are super shapely, with huge calf muscles. I tried on every pair of boots I could find last year and nothing fit. Wide calf riding… » 9/13/14 1:17pm 9/13/14 1:17pm

So...Kotaku commenters are the worst, right?

I just waded into the comments on the Disney Princes article. Holy jesus h roosevelt christ motherfucking shitballs. Someone hold me please. One commenter actually said "imaginary rape culture." and another referred to rape culture as a "political term used for political purposes, not a factual descripter of U.S.… » 9/08/14 9:45pm 9/08/14 9:45pm

Imitrex/Sumatriptan and Anxiety

I know there are a lot of migraine sufferers out in GTland. Does anyone have experience with migraine meds, (specifically sumatriptan) triggering anxiety? I've been really good on the anxiety front lately, and have even stepped down on my meds successfully, but after a few doses of Imitrex this weekend for a monstrous… » 8/25/14 10:06pm 8/25/14 10:06pm

I do not live in a zoo, FFS

*Sigh* Ok...let me explain this again to you, random strangers walking your dogs. Just because I live in a ground floor apartment and you see me does not mean you should talk to me. I know my cats are cute, but please observe appropriate social boundaries. I should not have to tell grown adults that they are invading… » 8/06/14 7:28pm 8/06/14 7:28pm