The Glorious Train Wreck Mom

This is a safe space for all train wrecks. Except here, we don't give you a puppy and a latte. We give you sarcasm and humor.

The shorter days are upon us. If you’re like me, you love the cooler temps and changing leaves. But your brain decided now is a great time to decorate your regular depression and make it seasonal depression.

We’ve all felt the effects of the winter blues at some point in our lives, and the short days may make you feel down and out. Studies on seasonal affective disorder (SAD) are progressively linking a lack of light exposure to tiredness, overeating, and a proclivity to sleep in excessive amounts.

What’s a train wreck to do?

A few years ago, I learned about You’ve Been Booed. It’s a cute little idea where you leave a spooky treat for a coworker or neighbor. You do it on the sly and leave them instructions on how they can do it to someone else.

2021 has been like 2020 Jr. Not nearly as bad but still enough to make you mumble, “WTF?” twenty times a day. I know I’m supposed to be an adult and watch the news and stay up on current events but when you have anxiety and depression, that’s just adding kerosene to the campfire.

We all need something to take out minds off the daily grind and twenty four hour news cycle. We need to laugh. So, for your mental health and mine, I’m giving you nine books to help fuel your socially acceptable escapism.

As always, I will post link where you can buy these books. If you use my link, I may earn a small commission. This comes at no cost to you. So, thank you.

It’s here. One of my favorite days ever. Star Wars Day. Otherwise known as May the Fourth. You know, as in May the force be with you. What makes Star Wars so iconic? I was born the same year New Hope was released. It has been in my life all my life. The characters. The …

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Can I be real a second? For just a millisecond? Like my guard down and tell you how I feel for just a second?I’m in it. Right now. Have been for about 2 weeks. It’s getting harder and harder to function. I don’t want to get out of bed. I don’t went to get off …

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https://6abc.com/10354902/?ex_cid=TA_WPVI_FB&utm_campaign=trueAnthem%3A+New+Content+%28Feed%29&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=facebook This article talked about the struggles moms are facing in our new reality. And it broke my heart. Moms who had been in careers for over a decade are having to choose between caring for their kids or feeding them. Between virtual schooling, working from home, and just trying to maintain some semblance of …

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Mom Overload

The Glorious Train Wreck Mom

This is no joke. I have 3 kids living with us. 2 bio 1 bonus. My mother in law also lives with us. My dog barks at nothing. Each kid has a device and no internal monolog. My own internal monolog is loud and im multiple voices. Work – did I get those updates, did …

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Self care. There’s a lot of talk about it. The words conjure images of face masks, spa days, hair treatments. That’s all nice and good. For 2019. But this is 2021. We’ve lived through 2020. Self care has taken on a whole new meaning. Now we’re distance learning, distance working, social distancing. Face masks are …

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You know that saying. The one that says to take care of yourself or you’ll be forced to. Yeah. That ain’t no joke. Back in November my vision was getting blurry. Ok. Blurrier. I had an eye appointment so no worries. I say no worries for someone who is filled with worry. Any who. The …

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Dear 2011 Me

The Glorious Train Wreck Mom

Oh my lanta, if you only knew what was coming your way. The next ten years of your life are going to be the worst, the hardest, the most rewarding, the best of your life. You are going to fall hard. And the climb out of that hole is going try your mental well being …

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