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I Don't Care but I do care somewhat

There is a cartoon that my son likes called “Adventure Time.” It is crazy weird.Recently, there was an episode where a girl didn’tlet anything affect her. She simply said—“I don’t care.”All of my life, the problem has been I care. Sometimes way to much. I will admit I don't care as much as I should lately. My objective for the last two weeks has been simple—just getting through the day so I can make home and back to the couch.My depression has reached a new low—“I don’t care.” Some days, I just want to sleep because it is all I can handle. I am not at a point where hospitalization is needed but I know I needhelp. So I did some heavy duty googling of various therapists in the area.Apparently, I am not the only person with problems. It is hard to get a therapy appointment around here.I am deeply depressed but have no intentions of doing anything. Plus, if intentions are voiced, it is hello psych ward! There is too much at stake with my job and life. After several phone calls, I was …

Revisiting my goals for 2014

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In January, I set 13 goals for myself in 2014. I decided to check in at the seventh month mark to see how things are going. It has been an interesting year so far with several snow storms, getting a new job, moving to a new town and being jerked out my comfort zone. But that's life.
Goals for 2014I will have some articles published in a magazine. The newspaper I work for is creating a magazine for Southeastern North Carolina. So this goal will be achieved by the end of the year.Instead of constantly complaining about the issues at my current job, I will be part of the solution to help make things better. I did something. I celebrated my five month anniversary with the Duplin Times yesterday. I will be more sociable. This is will always be a work-in-progress. I am a people person for my job but it gets kind of iffy when I don't have the notebook with me.4. Learn how to swim. I am going to have to make more of an effort to achieve this.5. I will try one new thing each month. Wi…