Category: Depression

  • Dear Senators Murkowski and Collins: Thank You!

    I've tried to tell my Senator, Todd Young, what the ACA has done for my family, but he's not interested in listening to constituents that don't agree with him. As one public figure might say, SAD! But I also know from friends who are solely self-employed that the ACA is not perfect. Premiums are too high because of the complete coverage offered. I get that. I understand that. I understand that the ACA is not perfect.

  • Buoyancy

    Lately, I’ve been feeling like I’m sinking. Not bobbing up and down like I’m treading life, nor even my own weird little breast stroke toward a known shore. Just sinking, a teensy bit here and a teensy bit there. I can feel the tug on my ankles, on my spine, and even, sometimes, at the base of my neck. Of… Continue reading "Buoyancy"

  • Out of the Couch

    I recognized the symptoms. Depression isn't new to me, but I don't recall ever having been in it so long or so deep. It took me until recently and with loving prodding to realize how profoundly it had come to affect my family, my marriage, my career, let alone my own sense of self.

  • Repeating Grace

    This morning, it was Glennon Melton Doyle (aka Momastery) who had an occasion to re-post a post she had posted before because she knows what we all know but we all forget, just like she did: we don't often learn things after one lesson. Sometimes, when we are tired or whatever, we get the opportunity (!) to learn it all over again.