Heyyyyy looks like I haven't updated this in well over a month, yeesh.
I'd like to say that January flew past and I simply lost track of time, but the reality is more that january sucked so much balls that I was too grumpy to touch my journal XD
Mostly due to physical ailments. I got a bad stomach flu from xmas, food poisoning the weekend before last that caused problems for nearly a week, and now my wisdom tooth is hurting so badly that I had issues sleeping and eating. I'm still unable to eat solid food.
On top of that, I've had a few mandatory engagements come up over weekends, and a very difficult page of comic to produce [ I bit off more than I could chew and produced a 14 panel page with several 4 character panels and constantly changing backgrounds... ] So I've just been very tired, very overworked, and usually in pain from some issue or another.
However, it's not all bad!
Here's some good stuff:
-I managed to get through another christmas without killing myself or anyone else,
-I've been having a very 'clean' time when it comes to dealing with my anxiety. I haven't had an adrenaline episode in a pretty long while, even with all this stress, so I'm really pleased about that. I'm not sure what it is that I'm doing differently, but I'm not going to question it.
-my marriage is doing really really well lately. like above average. I'm happy and excited!
-I've been managing my weight well lately and keeping it pretty constant. That's a big achievement for me! Lately it's been dropping but I'm pretty certain that's from my inability to eat solid food and the week long food poisoning, so I'm counting it as temporary. Health comes first!
-I saw a dentist last night about my wisdom tooth, he said he could take it out right there, but because of its position and a big nerve, there was a tiny chance I could end up with nerve damage in my jaw. So I chose to be referred to a specialist instead. I think he took pity because I was crying in the office [ look, it's been a very stressful two weeks okay? and I only slept 3 hours the night before ] and gave me prescriptions for anti inflammatory and antibiotic pills. I've been taking them and I think they're helping a lot. The pain is dulling and I can concentrate better on my work. Still nowhere near eating real food [ it still hurts to swallow my own spit ] but I'm optimistic. Plus, I might get a call from the specialist any time. Even today!
So, that's been my life pretty much. Rocky start to 2016 I suppose!
I still think it's gonna be a good year. I've been working really hard on things and I feel like if I just keep at it, maybe they'll pay off.
Ah! I almost forgot... -digs for art to reward anyone who reads this crap-
I got a centicat ref!
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