Wow…I can’t believe it’s been exactly four months since I’ve last been on here. I apologize for my prolonged absence, but I just couldn’t deal with running this thing while I was feeling so down. But I’m back, and I can’t wait to reconnect with everyone!
So…what’s been going on with Febry since she last posted? I think the biggest thing is that I turned 26 earlier this month. It’s not a very exciting age to turn, is it? I’m still getting used to the concept of not being 25 anymore, honestly, and it’s weird. I did have quite an enjoyable birthday. I saw my therapist (I know, who schedules a therapy session on their birthday?) and had a really nice chat with her about how much I’ve been progressing; I’m TWO AND A HALF MONTHS clean of self-harm! Then I got myself a cake flavored shake, took myself out to lunch, and ended with watching Call Me By Your Name for the third time.
Speaking of CMBYN, I might do a post on the movie and book since I’ve seen the film three times and I just finished the book last weekend. I cried at the end of both, okay. Prepare yourself, folks.
Other than turning 26, I’ve obviously been working on my mental health and trying to get better. I see my therapist, my practitioner, I’m taking meds for my depression and anxiety, and I now see a psychologist. Although I’m taking the right steps to heal, it’s still a struggle. I switched my anti-depressant from to Lexepro to Zoloft a couple weeks ago and that is definitely affecting me, making me more tired than usual and messing with my mentality. Hopefully it’s just a “my body needs to get used to this” sort of situation, cause apparently takes a few weeks for Zoloft to kick in.
I’m also taking a shift in my writing. I completely dropped the book I was working on during NaNoWriMo and am working on something new at the moment (finished the first chapter yesterday!), which seems ridiculous since I worked so hard on that story and was close to finishing, but I fell out of love with it. I really love the concept for my new story and I believe it’s something I can write with justice because the main subject hits close to home. I’ll start doing Writing Wednesdays again and share an excerpt next week!
Um…what else? Oh, I was thinking of discussing other things on this blog other than books/my writing. I’ve shared enough of my music interest that it would be natural to make music posts every once in a while. This is especially pertains to Eurovision, as national final season is drawing to a close and more songs/artists are revealed. I also want to write more about mental health and getting support for that. I hope you guys don’t mind that.
Anyways, it’s so great to be back! I hope you’re all having a lovely day, and talk to you soon.