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Depression is Hard

I'd love to go for a work out, but you see, it seems getting out of bed is going to require all of my energy today. Depression is hard.

Adjusting to a New Normal but Missing my Life…

I miss my life. The life I want to have be my every-day-normal-just-being-me life. I miss wanting to be social – to be out and among vibrant, boisterous people. I’ve always been super social....

Perfectly Imperfect, and a Real Mother of a Princess

Some world events have an impact on us, regardless of whether we have any real connection to them. Approaching the 20th anniversary of the death of Princess Diana, documentaries and magazine specials celebrate the...

Why Mother’s Day Stinks

I just don’t even know why I try anymore. All I hope for is a day that I’m the important one.  A day that my children want to actually BE with me.  A day...
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Behind the Facade: Depression and Me

I have always been very vocal about how I lost my Mother to suicide four years ago. I have been vocal about her struggle with mental illness, more specifically depression and anxiety. I saw...
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I Felt Broken: I Needed Help

I felt defeated Completely, totally and utterly defeated. I felt like I had lost a war that I hadn’t even realized I was fighting, but looking back, I’d been engaged in for a long...
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Today…I Showered

Today I showered. That was it. That’s all I accomplished for the entire day. I didn’t clean, or pay bills, return calls or texts and I most certainly did not set the world on...