Tag Archives: depression

Say Something…

“It is not over, unless you stop trying.” ― Nabil N. Jamal I feel like I gave up. Subconsciously that is. I have been eating really well, until the last two weeks. My world imploded into even more stress and … Continue reading

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Silence

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.” ― Jalaluddin Rumi Sometimes, the silence is too loud. … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Me Down

“I need you, I need you, I need you right now Yeah, I need you right now So don’t let me, don’t let me, don’t let me down I think I’m losing my mind now It’s in my head, darling … Continue reading

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The “Rock”

“Miraculously recover or die. That’s the extent of our cultural bandwidth for chronic illness.” ― S. Kelley Harrell I recently gave a friend an analogy of what my life feels like. As I’ve mentioned before, I have MS, asthma, and … Continue reading

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Darkness

“Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche Mental illness is a … Continue reading

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Writing it out

It’s funny how sometimes actually seeing the words makes something more real, more defined. I need to lose weight. This is no  big secret, and I’ve talked about it several times. However, just this afternoon, I worded it different today. … Continue reading

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Lost and found

“I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.” ― Oscar Wilde, The Happy Prince and Other Stories This made me giggle a bit on the inside this morning. I’m on a … Continue reading

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Have it out…

“There is no point treating a depressed person as though she were just feeling sad, saying, ‘There now, hang on, you’ll get over it.’ Sadness is more or less like a head cold- with patience, it passes. Depression is like … Continue reading

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One stride at a time in the rain

“There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.” ― Laurell K. Hamilton, Mistral’s Kiss (Source: Goodreads) Depression. Such a dirty word. Isn’t it? It can tear down even the … Continue reading

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A Mask for all Reasons

“No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.” ― Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter (Source: Goodreads) “You wear a mask … Continue reading

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