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.

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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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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Everyone’s a mental health expert anymore. Everyone has a mom, uncle, sister, cousins roommate from college with depression, anxiety, OCD, bipolar, PTSD, and so on. And the moment you say, “I have (insert mental illness),” these well meaning people will tell you what worked for the people in their lives. I’ve heard it all. Take …

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This was me yesterday. Sensory overload. Phones. People. Team. Party. Set up. People I dont know. Eating. Small room. Loud room. It was too much. I was cold and sweaty. Edge of tears. Shaking. Not talking. Eyes darting. Dizzy. Couldn’t focus. But I still had work to do. Still needed to listen to calls. Still …

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A lot of people talk about the symptoms of an anxiety or panic attack. Very seldom will you hear about post attack symptoms. Dry mouth, exhaustion, embarrassment. I chew my tongue, cheeks, and lips during an attack. The pain after keeps me from eating. Not like I’m very hungry with the churning stomach and migraine. …

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Here we go again. Another attack. I really didn’t expect this to happen. Usually, an attack I have a slump. A down. I guess that’s what happens when your brain is telling your body your being chased by something that wants to eat you. After my attack yesterday, I was exhausted. Physically. Mentally. Today, I …

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I’ve been looking forward to going to the minicon vintage stock was holding today. As soon as the Bunny left for the Weekend to go to a concert we started to head out. We got vintage stock and I knew the second the door opened I had not prepared for this level of peopling. The …

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This is me having a panic attack. We were at a family gathering. There was some tension between two members of my husband’s family. Each one kept approaching me, venting their frustrations, then leaving. Basically, each one emotionally and verbally vomited on me and left me to deal with the mess. I don’t like confrontation. …

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Sometimes, life requires a little sadness. Not every day is joy and kittens and rainbows. Sometimes, you have to let the tears fall. And, that’s ok. It’s ok to not be ok. What’s not ok is not letting yourself feel those feelings. They are a part of you. They are what makes you You. So, …

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I am in the middle of a panic attack right now. Why? Because I start a new job tomorrow. A job that is not child care related. A job that requires a certain level of dress. A job that requires me to talk on the phone to angry strangers. What the hell was I thinking? …

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