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February Twenty-first; Thoughts on Dealing With Grief and its Relative, Depression

“Like sand through the hour glass, so are the days of our lives.” For some, a well remembered line from a soap opera. Grief, flows like the tide. At its worst, flowing in and covering all that would seem happy. … Continue reading

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February Fourth; Thoughts of Handling the Storms

Outside my windows the world appears dark and miserable. The clouds thick, creating a barrier preventing any bright rays of sunlight getting through. This giving the landscape a depressed feeling. I can see the trees swaying in the wind, caught … Continue reading

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January Twenty-eighth; What We Are Told

Depression does not care who you are, or what you have. Grief is the monster lurking in the shadows, waiting its opportunity. I’ve been sitting here staring out the window at the once again overcast sky. Another winter storm is … Continue reading

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January Fifteenth; The Battle Within and Finding an Acceptance for Self

One of those struggle days. I’m not going to lie here, I try to be honest. Well, unless someone asks me how I’m doing and it isn’t one of the better days. I still say I’m fine, because I know … Continue reading

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Day352; Footnotes of Blue Christmas Feelings

Memories and inner strength. The last few weeks, I’ve been dealing with grief and sadness. Feelings that tend to rear up every so often and make themselves known. Today was the perfect day for those emotions. It was dark and … Continue reading

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December Fourteenth; A Gift of the Reminder to See Others, Even and Especially in our Preoccupations

How can it be? But it is true. This time of year, the time meant to be the most joyfully celebrated, can be the most difficult and sad for many. The pain that they feel becomes overwhelming. Suffering and yet … Continue reading

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Day 339; Footnotes of Dealing with Seasonal Affective Disorder

Is ten at night too late to bake cinnamon rolls? I need some comfort food and that is about as comforting as it gets. Fresh out of the oven cinnamon rolls.. Why am I wondering about cinnamon rolls this time … Continue reading

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November Thirtieth; Living Life and Making Memories

Another one bites the dust, into our memories it goes. Good-bye November, today is your last day of this year. You have been a good month. I started to add, if such a things exists now, but yes, it does. … Continue reading

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July Twenty-ninth; Depression Doesn’t Discriminate

Some days can be a struggle. I am long overdue for a trip to hike the mountain, but today is supposed to be one of the hottest days of the summer. I could probably handle it, as long as I … Continue reading

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Just That Easy

  Eighteen days. I am eighteen days away from his being gone four years. Eighteen days from four years of hearing the sounds of that big truck pulling in. Eighteen days from four years of not hearing that diesel engine, … Continue reading

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