The Birthday Blues

Disclaimer: You know I have depression.  I talk about it a lot.  But I’ve never posted on a “down” day.  Just when I’m feeling “up” enough to feel like I can be encouraging to someone else.  This is not an “up” post.  This is a peek inside my chemically-deficient brain and this stream of consciousness is…

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Proper Priorities

Note: I’ve had this one sitting in my drafts for a few days now, waiting to be published.  So this first paragraph is a couple days old. I have now had two good days in a row!!  Both days I could feel depression trying to creep in and bring me down, and the first day…

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Depression and Spiritual Warfare

Today has been a good day personally.  Yesterday was rough.  I’m sensing a pattern: every other day I crash, so right now I’m at about half good days!  Yay!  Progress! The subject of spiritual warfare has been on my mind for a while.  I am a Christian.  I believe that God exists, that He created…

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Obsessed with Marriage

So, if you’ve spent any time reading any of my recent blog posts, you might have noticed that I seem slightly obsessed with marriage.  Particularly marriage to one particular guy, which is kind of a pickle, because we haven’t talked in over a month. I can feel those eye rolls from here (maybe because it’s…

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Ice Cream at 10:00

Fairly unlikely that you just happen to have a bowl of ice cream sitting slightly to your left, but if you do, wow!  How fortunate are you?!? Hey guys!  How are you?  I’m not just asking you facetiously, I would really like to know.  I can see that several people read this but I don’t…

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Furiously Happy

So, in case you haven’t heard yet, I recently found out I have persistent depressive disorder.  I know, I feel like I keep harping on it, but it’s kind of all consuming for me right now.  So in the spirit of being depressed I read this book, Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson. Synopsis It’s basically…

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