Anxiety

Things that stress me out: *Getting out of bed. *Mandatory attendance:Of anything, going to work included. *The Internet:Yeah, I said it. I never realized it, but being online stresses me out, even though it’s one of the first places I go when I’m stressed. Hmm. *My family—I try to make life easier for those I…

When I was an Artist of Sandwiches

When I was a teenager, I worked at Subway, home of the¬† 5 Dolla foot loonngggs.¬† After the probationary period, I got an official name tag that read “Sandwich Artist.” A proud day. The correct order of condiments goes: lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, green peppers, black olives. Hot peppers, salt n peppa (shake it good!), mayo,…

Life Continues

That pretty much says it all doesnt it? I spent the day spring cleaning. It feels good to let go of crap. Why do I wait so long to remember this absolute fact? It’s all so symbolic of the past self-induced mental anguish I put myself through instead of letting go of people and things…

Fabulous on the Inside

Think of “brain drain” as stream-of-concious thinking, a big blurb lacking organized thoughts. (sidenote: “Brain Drain” is a creative exercise for writers, found in the book “The Artist’s Way” by Julia Cameron.) It’s really just dumping the trash out of my head. I do mine in a public medium because I’m feeling blog-y. I still…