Entries by Jenni Elyse

Crafting with Audiobooks

I haven’t been doing a lot of reading this year. Well, I haven’t been doing a lot of reading since June of last year to tell you the truth. My interest has waned big time since my depression has worsened. I just haven’t really had any interest in it. Or, you could say the interest […]

Handmade with Love

I like to make things for other people. I’ve often crocheted afghans or amigurumi as birthday or Christmas presents. I’ve also made blessing (similar to Christenings) afghans for babies. I used to cut out a rectangle and write out the care instructions for the receiver, a little ugly thing but effective. A few days ago, […]

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WIP Wednesday #2

I’m the type of person that likes to work on more than one project at the same time, especially when it’s a project that’ll take a while, like a scarf or an afghan. Right now, I’m actively working on four projects: 1) the scarf I talked about last week, 2) a crocheted afghan I started […]

H.A.L.T. B.S.

I learned about this acronym in therapy a little over 8 years ago. It’s one of the things I hold dear because it makes the most sense to me. It stands for: Hungry Angry Lonely Tired Bored Stressed Why’s HALT BS so important? If you feel or are in any of these emotional/physical states of […]

The Perils of Medication

When I first posted what it’s like living with depression, I had recently seen my psychiatrist and he put me on a new medication to replace the $1200/month one. It’s similar to it but less expensive. Unfortunately, it also have a nasty side effect of making me feel incredibly anxious and jittery so I also […]