I sat on the couch today and there was something a little bit different in the air. A heaviness. Was it me or was it her? Was it just the room? It was a Monday morning, mid-morning, so maybe that was it. Our interaction was not what is usually was. I gave my report as… Continue reading Knocked Down and Feeling Out
How many times have you been told that patience is a virtue? I have personally lost count. Just so I clearly understood what a virtue was I looked it up (just love that I no longer have to pull out an actual dictionary and can go online, what an ingenious invention, but I digress…) and… Continue reading Patience, the virtuous thing
I originally wrote this back in May 2018 as a guest blogger on another site, but wanted to share it on my personal site as I feel a strong need to share it today... I have suffered from depression on and off for much of my life. Some episodes have been worse than others. But… Continue reading My Friend is Depressed: What Do I Do?
It’s baseball season, or so I have heard. I am not the biggest fan of watching baseball, but I do like to play. Although I am not very good. I swing and I miss. I run and I am not fast enough. I try and catch the ball and I hide because I am afraid… Continue reading Rounding the Bases
What do you do, when you wake up sad? There are so many things that you can do when you start the day feeling like there is a rain cloud that is raining tiny rain drops directly on your head, even though it feels like there is not much that you can do. This morning,… Continue reading When You Wake Up Sad
I take my medication at night. Its part of my routine. I open the glass cabinet door and I take a deep breath. I start from the far right of the shelf and I work my way down. One pill onto the next. Take two then a sip of water. Another two, then another sip… Continue reading Nightly Routine: Medication
One way I work to combat depression is I work to dress a little fancy. When I dress a little fancy, I feel like I have my own little personal sunshine shining directly over my head, instead of individual sized rain cloud. I tend to walk with a little pep in my step, I have… Continue reading Feeling Fancy: Dress for Success