When All Else Fails I Bake.

It was a good cake despite the haphazard icing…

I’ve been trying to fight off a depression the last couple of weeks. Unfortunately when I get depressed that’s when self-destructive thoughts begin creeping in to my head again. I want to write. I’ve got many ideas in my head of things I want to write about, but when I feel depressed my self-confidence goes out the window. The sad irony of it is that when I’m writing it makes me feel better about myself, but to start writing I have to be able to believe in myself and my writing abilities…

Cake #1

 

The most constructive thing I’ve done the last couple of weeks, apart from beginning to beta-read someone else’s novel, is that I’ve started baking again. To date I’ve made two chocolate cakes and now some chocolate chip cookies. I think I’m making them as an apology to everyone I live with for my shortcomings. I can be a moody bitch at times…

 

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My chocolate chip cookies merged into one giant one šŸ˜¦

 

Anyway I’m planning to shortly begin work on part 17 of my Sky-Pirates story, so hopefully I will begin to feel better soon.

 

How are things going for you at the moment?

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11 thoughts on “When All Else Fails I Bake.

  1. Yummy, your sweets look delicious. My daughter bakes too when she has anxiety (I think) I know we get a lot of yummy cookies when she is trying to think of other things beside stress of anitiety. We all love those special treats so I am sure your roommates are also happy with your treats and have already forgotten about your moods. I just got through reading a post by Floating thoughts about depression, he did a great post. It was how anyone who suffers from depression should understand that they are Super heros https://wordpress.com/read/blogs/112051874/posts/2511 so keep writing and baking of course.

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