Ponno Ponderings — Mental Health

Palliative Treatment - Would I Do It Again?

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Palliative Treatment - Would I Do It Again?

This post explores how I feel today about treatment for a pet's terminal disease. So much has changed since I lost my cat, Flip. Here, I answer the question I've been asked before: "Would you pursue palliative treatment again?"

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Creating Space in 2022

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Creating Space in 2022

In January, I took some time off to avoid a mental breakdown. This post explores how that went and why it's important to put your mental health first.

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My Cat's Battle with Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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My Cat's Battle with Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma

My cat, Flip, was diagnosed with Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma in April 2020. This is the story of our journey, from palliative radiation treatments to the day I let her go.

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Why I quit (and then returned to) my day job

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Why I quit (and then returned to) my day job

Over the years, many have asked me why / how I quit my job at Google and why / how I returned. Here's the story.

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When Painting Is No Longer Fun

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When Painting Is No Longer Fun

Normally on the first of the year, I'd write about my plans for the new year. What I plan to do differently. This year is no exception but I have a specific experience to share instead. Getting comfortable with what's uncomfortable. I spent the better part of the day working on my new Shopify website. I felt pretty productive emotionally as I moved product after product over to the new system. Zoned out. Checked off to-do items. The bigger issue as of late is my creative block. I can't seem to make anything good. Because I don't do much exploring...

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