60(ish) Days Out!!

I’ve done a lot of work, but there is so much left to be done!!  Tonight was my last appointment with my therapist, who’ve I’ve been seeing for more than 18 months.  It’s crazy to think about the person I was when I first walked in to her office: broken, weepy, beaten down by the life I thought was the one I was supposed to be living.  She has helped me get through some of the worst times of my life, but also helped me to identify the patterns of behavior that I seem to fall into over and over; patterns that seem innocuous at first, but always end up dragging me back down into despair.  It’s been worth every penny, but I am glad to now be totally off meds and ready to face my new life all on my own. Continue reading “60(ish) Days Out!!”

How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love The Now

It’s a common refrain, or at least it has been to me over the past several years.  “I was trapped in x job, miserable, hating life, but with no idea what to do or how to escape.”  This was me, right up until my employer, in its benevolence, decided to show me the door on March 28, 2014.  I had at that point been working as a commercial litigator in New York City for nearly 6 years, and had been in professional misery virtually the whole time.  It shouldn’t have come as such a surprise when they finally invited me to vacate the premises, in my mind, I had been halfway out that door for years.
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