Insomnia Hangover No Alcohol Added
Insomnia Hangover No Alcohol Added EclecticEvelyn.com

  Today I am not firing on all cylinders.  As a matter of fact, I am misfiring at best. I feel like my head is in a different plane of existence; one in which all rational thought is unattainable; where all grammar and rules of common sense do not apply. I feel as if I […]

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The Freedom of Brain Dumping

  Brain dumping has freed me up from the confines I had placed on myself about what is a journal and what is a list.  It allows me to just get it all out and down on paper. It gives me power over my own thoughts and helps to curb my anxiety. By spending a few […]

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Drowning
Drowning #Poem EclecticEvelyn.com

I am drawn to you like an errant lover I return time and time again seeking solace Finding none and finding everything You call to me from the depths of my soul Fear bubbling up from the deep Sucking me into your undertow Storm waves surge Reaching for me I claw my way up Trying […]

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Silence is Not Golden
Silence is too loud EclecticEvelyn.com

I understand now why my grandmother had the TV on all the time, even when she wasn’t watching it. After having a houseful of people for most of your life it’s really hard to be alone.  The silence can be so deafening. I find that if it is too quite then the thoughts start to […]

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Anxiety: The Hardest Part about Being Outside
Don'tTalktoMe EclecticEvelyn.com

You see me at the grocery store with a smile plastered on my face making up reasons why you haven’t seen me in a while, Appearing calm and in control on the outside is a great effort on my part. It has taken me several months to even attempt this trip to a store. I smile […]

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Waking Up in a Panic
Waking Up in Panic EclecticEvelyn.com

I think waking up in a panic attack is one of the worst things about having a panic disorder.  My medication causes vivid dreams which most nights I enjoy but once in a while I have a very vivid dream that throws me into a panic attack while I am asleep. This wakes me up […]

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Cleveland
Cleveland EclecticEvelyn.com

It is day four of the Just Jot It January challenge and today’s prompt is Dachshund. Wow, now that is a tough prompt. It leads most in the direction to write about dogs or pets. Me it leads to my least favorite Aunt and Uncle and my first trip to Cleveland. I’ve been to Cleveland twice […]

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Nightmare State
Nightmare State EclecticEvelyn.com

There are days that echo through time, where you feel as if you have been transported into this life by some unseen force. These are the days you wish you could stay in bed tucked up under the covers and wait for reality to sink in. Today is such a day. I feel as if […]

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