Depression Analogy #239: The Blanket

I’ve been a little down lately.  Shocker.  I really hate depression.  I can be doing everything right: all my tips and techniques at full strength and it still wipes me out. This last bout was a bit scary.  Scary in that I didn’t sit in my room and cry for days on end (I call…

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Stepping with SAD in the Wilderness

Ugh.  February.  No, I’m not “ugh-ing” it because of all the sappy celebrations of romantic love we’re deluged with this time of year.  I’m “ugh-ing” it because it’s been a very long time since I’ve seen the sun.  It’s frigid, blustery, dark, and illnesses are rampant. I’m feeling it.  SAD.  Seasonal Affective Disorder.  Judging from…

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Little Things that Add to My Happy

Hello February! Already!?! Wow, January flew by.  Having a major deadline at work due January 31st will do that to you.  My most hours worked in a week in January was 54 and I never dipped down to only 40.  Whew.  I’m taking today off, because I really need to (even though the next deadline…

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A Soft Heart

Trent has made the request that I no longer use his name on my blog.  I will honor that request.  He has approved the alternate title of “The man” or “TM” (which are also the initials of his first and middle name, coincidentally enough – and no, I didn’t pick “the man” moniker just so…

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Waiting on God, Part 2

A while ago, when life was different, I wrote a post called “Waiting.”  I just went and reread it – I was thinking “what did I know about waiting then?”  Turns out, more than I remember.  It’s a good post.  You should reread it too. Turns out, the feeling I wrote about then that I…

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