Tag Archives: mental illness

a predictable cycle

(tw for body hate and diet crap, and plenty of cussing, feel free to scroll on by this one) Today I was in a fine mood– until I got to the gym. I was going to do quick lift/short run … Continue reading

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Mad season

"Rest" was on my training schedule for today, so I did a bit of everything for a nice upper body/active recovery day: 5 minute running warmup, followed by 3×5 bench, 2×10 OHP, biceps and triceps, and then a good, long … Continue reading

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Running my feels

These last few days have been full of mental health mess! Periodic depression and anxiety are hanging out with wedding planning and work stress and no one is having a good time over here. I went dress hunting over the … Continue reading

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what’s misophonia anyway?

Today’s training session was 3 miles fast. I guess it was successful– I banged it out on the treadmill in 34:27, and it felt awful. Despite repeating the mantras of "just X more minutes" and "it’s not supposed to be … Continue reading

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Everything is butts

I’m in a foul mood today and very busy and honestly this post would be mostly whining if I let it go on so I’ll keep it short. Today was meant to be a back-to-lifting day but that didn’t work … Continue reading

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A wreck

Things are not going terribly well in my brain land. Long story short, I was startled awake by snoring at 4am, couldn’t get back to sleep, had a lot of thoughts and laid there crying until 5am, when my alarm … Continue reading

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Feeling down-ish

I’m not sure what’s going on in my brain lately. Depression paying me a periodic visit? PMS/PMDD rearing its ugly head? Some flavor of anxiety popping up? Whatever it is, it stinks. I feel paralyzed while simultaneously everything I ought … Continue reading

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