I barely remember what I did this week. Whenever I wasn’t working, eating, or sleeping, I was playing Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked on the 3DS. The last game to hook me like this was Fire Emblem: Awakening, also on the 3DS. There’s something about RPGs on handheld devices that makes me want to […]
This week was a rollercoaster. Side effects from my anxiety medication either left me feeling too drowsy or too wired. These swings became markedly less pronounced over the weekend, so I suppose things will get better as my body gets used to all the new chemicals. The good news is that the medication is working! […]
The anxiety medication has been hitting me hard this entire week, making me feel drowsy and tired pretty much 24/7. I feel markedly less anxious, though, so maybe this is progress? My brain is slush, and this is just about as much as I can manage to write today. I’m hoping next week will be […]
My anxiety has been making it incredibly hard for me to function normally. In the past few weeks I’ve either been a giant ball of nerves, or walking around like a zombie because of mental exhaustion. It has been impossible for me to maintain focus for long enough to type coherent sentences, which is why […]
I didn’t post a weeknote last Sunday. For the last two weeks, my mental health has been at its lowest point in almost a decade. I’m better today, but some days it gets so bad that I can barely move. On my worst day, when I was walking around the house in a kind of […]
Yes, I’m on a CGP Grey binge today.
It’s been a bad, not good, very terrible week. Anxiety has been through the roof, and many evenings have been spent crying on the couch. At times like these exercise really helps me, except … … the heat in Bangalore is getting unbearable, making it hard to do any kind of physical activity. The air […]
Today I learned that gratitude journaling is backed by actual science.
I never thought I’d be moved to tears by a review for a video game I haven’t even played, yet here we are. Nathan Grayson’s review for Darkest Dungeon touches on issues of burnout and overwork that I’ve struggled with throughout my twenties. Darkest Dungeon is a turn-based RPG with an interesting mechanic: as you […]