Tag Archives: depression

Don’t Let Me Get Me

“I can’t give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.” ― Herbert Bayard Swope Truer words have never been spoken. I am my own worse enemy. I … Continue reading

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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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