Deep Dive – Mario: Super Mario All-Stars

As Renata mentioned in her post, I’ll be continuing this week’s theme of diving deeper into the expansive library of Mario games. One of the things I initially lamented when we did the Mario episode of our Overrated/Underrated podcast was that I couldn’t discuss the earlier games in the series since Renata has never played them. Now, though, the entire history of Mario lay before … Continue reading Deep Dive – Mario: Super Mario All-Stars

Deep Dive: Mario Party Edition

This week is mine and Josh’s first deep dive into a topic we’ve covered on our podcast, Overrated/Underrated. Our podcast is lovingly called “the show where two exes bicker pointlessly about nothing for a half hour” because, well, that’s what it is. Josh and I have individually documented what it’s like to work on this pod together on my blog, and while we’ve had our … Continue reading Deep Dive: Mario Party Edition

When I Grow Up, I Want to Be: Proud of Myself

In my kindergarten class, like many others, our teachers handed out a paper that read “When I grow up, I want to be _____.” We were tasked with filling out the form and probably coloring it, or something. I don’t quite remember this kindergarten exercise, but my parents have told me about it many times. On Back to School Night, when they came into my … Continue reading When I Grow Up, I Want to Be: Proud of Myself

High-Functioning Depression

(TW Depression, Eating Disorder)   Depression can be sneaky. It can creep up on you, especially when you haven’t been deep in the throes of it for a while and you’re so busy that you don’t really notice it. I was coming out of a depressive episode at the beginning of last year, and I got to a reasonably good place. I’m typically a high-functioning … Continue reading High-Functioning Depression