Tag Archives: depression

Getting Real

I’m sitting here watching out the window as the sun plays peek a boo. My weather app says that rain is coming, just not yet. I am one of those individuals who do not do well in winter months, yes, … Continue reading

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Alone, or Lonely

Well that brought them in quickly.  Its been raining all night. A slow, steady rain, not the downpour that has me checking the drain that runs under the house to make sure it is clear. The kind of rain that … Continue reading

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Darkness and Pain Can Be Overcome

On this date in 2020, I received notification I now had 200 followers on WordPress. Today it is slightly over 1500. The number of followers who I actually interact with is much smaller, but that is partly my fault and … Continue reading

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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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