I was born in 1989 in Brooklyn, New York. As the story goes, it was not long after I was born that my parents moved into a house they bought. Somewhere in one of the family albums, there is a snapshot of my smiling mother standing in the house living room as she held me,…… Continue reading The Quiet Kid
I feel like a mess but I don’t want to throw myself a pity party. It’s okay to acknowledge when I am going through a bad time although wallowing is a definite no-no. I do not wish to go into specific details about the situation except that my parents are not speaking to each other…… Continue reading What’s Wrong With Me?
The Winter People was an intriguing read full of mystery and horror with a supernatural and psychological touch to it. This review will contain some plot spoilers as a general overview, but I will not be spoiling the fate of the characters and some of the bigger secrets discovered throughout the book. The prologue from Amelia…… Continue reading The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon
I attended my first day of group therapy on Friday at 11 AM. A feeling of sickness (clenched stomach, tightened jaw, dry throat, increased heart rate, restlessness) overcame me every time it was my turn to speak on whatever topic we were discussing. Somehow I persevered, although I often had to dig my nails and…… Continue reading Anxiety in the Family
Where to begin with this book review? For starters, the book title caught my interest because I had watched American Horror Story: Roanoke some time ago and so seeing the word “Roanoke” immediately gave me a spooky feel. I knew then I had to pick up The Roanoke Girls. Reader discretion is advised. This review…… Continue reading The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel
The only constant in my life these past few weeks is going to yoga class. It’s no easy task to make myself go each time. I don’t know how accurate online tests are for preliminary diagnoses of mental disorders but I took the one for agoraphobia here and I scored as a moderate agoraphobic. It…… Continue reading Bouts of Agoraphobia?
I feel kind of pathetic writing this, but on some days I feel as if I just about barely exchange 5 sentences with anyone and I’m lucky if I even manage to interact with someone at least once. Yesterday was this exact type of day. I stopped by the dollar store on my way to…… Continue reading Barely There Social Interactions