Author Archives: German Jones

About German Jones

I am a librarian by day; I do all sorts of things at night.

Anxiety

In keeping with my habit of using chemicals to fix things… today I began taking Lexapro again on the advice of my doctor and therapist. (And to the delight of Thom.) The first time I took this medication was 12 … Continue reading

Posted in journal | 2 Comments

The Beast in Me

“The beast in me Is caged by frail and fragile bars Restless by day And by night rants and rages at the stars God help the beast in me The beast in me Has had to learn to live with … Continue reading

Posted in drinking, journal, quote, talk therapy | 1 Comment

That Good Old Way

As much as I don’t enjoy church, I love the music you can find within. Here’s some of my favorites.

Posted in mixtape | Leave a comment

Bent

Emotions and Music. Personal. Potentially Magical. Enjoy.

Posted in mixtape | Leave a comment

Solstice 

Woke up early. Settled my emotions. Accomplished everything on my to do list including car maintenance, hair cut, just a few glasses of wine, and cleaning up. Had a good conversation. A nice trip with Thom to the airport for … Continue reading

Posted in journal | Leave a comment

Today

The beginning of this year, January 1st to be exact, I got some acute illness and spent the day vomiting and laying in bed. On that day, I didn’t have a drink. Now over 6 months later, I have achieved … Continue reading

Posted in journal | Leave a comment

Release

Last Thursday afternoon, after a year + of anxiety, stress, arguing, counseling, denial, and drinking…. Thom finally confessed to his infidelity. And what a confession: using slight of hand to have me focused on one man, he’d actually also been … Continue reading

Posted in journal | Leave a comment