A Pretty Decent Month

October started and ended with me fight through depressions. Yet, most of the month was actually fairly good. It was the longest stretch I’ve had without a depressive episode in a while, and, as an added treat, it was the best month for this site’s overall viewership, so thank you for that!  Depression is a […]

Tough Talk

Therapy can be hard. You are expected to open up about you darkness and let a stranger see your demons. It can rip open wounds you had been trying to ignore. It is tough talk, but it is necessary. Yesterday I had my regular therapy session. We talked about one of the issues that is […]

Without Rain, You’ll Never Get A Rainbow

I am going to continue the rain theme I started yesterday. Yesterday, I talked about how you can’t change the rain, can’t wish it away, and that you can’t wish away mental illness either. Today I am going to look beyond the rain. Because without rain, you’ll never get a rainbow. And similarly, as challenging […]

Rain, Rain, Go Away, Come Again Another Day

“Rain, rain, go away, come again another day.” We’ve all heard the saying. Some of us have likely even used it. Even me, who absolutely loves the rain, I’ve even used it on occasion when rain threatened to spoil some bit of fun I had planned. Why do I love the rain? Because it is […]

Outsmarting My Depression

Depression sucks. There is no way around that. There are days that it saps you of energy, preventing you from even getting out of bed. Yet I am learning to manage my symptoms, and maybe even learning to get ahead of the depression. Which is why today I am choosing to stay in bed. A […]