Wednesday 15 March 2023

Month In Review(s) - February 2023


What can I say about February?

As February tends to do, because of the length, it kind of zipped past.

It was not as bad as January for yours truly (because that, unfortunately, would take some beating,) but it was still full of more downs than ups, really.

Title: February - Chwefror. (I can only apologise for what your screen reader may make of the Welsh word) Background: shiny hearts

I struggle when the people I love are struggling, dearest nerdlets, I really do.

And I tend to turn those feelings back on myself - like if I was just 'good enough' then things would be better, if I knew what I was doing with my life then things would be better, if I was just fundamentally 'better' then things would be better.

Objectively, I know that is a pile of b*llsh**.

Subjectively, I feel it.

So, in the middle of a stressful situation, I've also been dealing with the things that - for me - come with a stressful situation:

- migraines

- Depression

- Anxiety

With that in mind, I actually did quite well in February - all things considered.

And that's 'good enough' for me! 😅

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Comics Wrap-Up

Title: Comics Wrap-Up. Background: lined-notebook-style background with speech bubbles containing heart symbols

Lucy Liu On A Dragon - ...Nuff said

The Flash, And Metaphorical Room Elephants - The Flash, Ezra Miller, and more

Multi-Coloured Teletubby-Looking Spacesuits - Guardians of the Galaxy and more

Friday Fics Fix

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Bucky Barnes Is Not Leaving - Bucky's a ghost haunting a house, Sam is a real estate agent trying to sell it - cue shenanigans!

You Know I Love Me Some Weird - a very unique The Umbrella Academy (TUA) fic which imagines Klaus as something Other

A Beautiful Ball of Demons and Horror - Fanfiction (and fangirling on my part,) from K-Drama The Guest

It's SamBucky Time! - A time loop romance with Bucky Barnes and Sam Wilson

Nerd Church

The Best and Worst of Humanity - Advice on Interwebs and trolls

Versions of History - Europe has always been diverse

Brianna Ghey - The tragic murder of a British Trans girl

The Roald Dahl Edits Are Capitalism, Actually - A unique view from yours truly of the furore around the recent Roald Dahl edits

Other Non-Review Posts

So... that's February, how was yours?

Talk to me! 😅💬

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  1. I'm sorry to hear you're struggling twice the amount you were supposed to! But glad to hear you did well, all things considered. Hold on!

  2. I totally relate to struggling when others around you are struggling, and that anxiety is definitely heightened. I hope you're able to find some coping mechanisms in these coming months. I obviously don't know the weight of what you're dealing with but writing out my frustrations, anxieties, etc. and then reading it out loud helps to let out some tension. Hugs <3

    1. Thanks Em :) <3

      ...Honestly? In my family, at the moment, I'm the one with the coping skills (*sighs*)


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