Tag Archives: Worry

The Eve of my Prohibition

The Eve of My Prohibition: Without alcohol I won’t be able to self medicate and because I’m having anxiety attacks again I’m just worried as hell. What if I can’t stop drinking because I’m afraid that I won’t have that … Continue reading

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Revisiting Optimism

Optimism…Does it really work?: As long as I can remember I’ve looked at the negative side of life always taking a pessimistic view. I assume I was always like this but would like to believe that at some point in my life there … Continue reading

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Financial Woes

Financial Woes: What else can go wrong? Right? This morning I go out to the car ready to drive to work and the car won’t start. What now? Was the battery dead? It didn’t sound like it because I didn’t … Continue reading

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Sober… Maybe?

Last night I spent my first Friday night in months sober.  I woke up early feeling wonderful and if it hadn’t been for the fact that some of our water pipes had frozen this would have been a perfect morning … Continue reading

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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

Okay, so decidedly I am not a good person.  I try to be, I feel like I care about people and try to be nice to people, but I’m not a good person and people see through me. I try to help … Continue reading

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I’m Coming Out

While reading about gay people (See “Am I gay?!!“) and what was going on in the gay world I discovered a book written by a professional football player who had just come out of the closet, it was the 1970’s. Imagine … Continue reading

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Did Thor kill Jord?

For the last few years I’ve wondered, truly wondered what happened to my mother, Jord, Goddess of the Wild Earth. I’ve always had my suspicions and despite being an evil creature I can’t imagine that Thor would have truly murdered Jord but in … Continue reading

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Life through the Eyes of Regret

The other day I wrote a posting about my mother (Inge’s Folly) which I did it to honor my mother (and father) and to talk about some of their struggles. I meant the posting to be respectful and I did not intend … Continue reading

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High Anxiety

I cannot tell you how many times between my 20’s and 30’s I would rush to the emergency room believing that I was having a heart attack. Generally they would ask me if I had smoked pot (apparently pot leaves one … Continue reading

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Optimism… Does it really work?

When I started “Turning Things Around” one of my goals was about making things right with my life, I wanted to focus and avoid in the future self-defeating thoughts and actions and this included my attempt at being a bit more optimistic. As long as I can remember … Continue reading

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