Category Archives: depression

Reading Away Depression

Can a book help with depression and anxiety? This Huffington Post article talks about Bibliotherapy. I would be a perfect case study. I love to read and have not hidden my love of books. They take me away when I … Continue reading

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Falling Back

Where do weekends go? The week drags on, especially today, Monday then in a blink of the eye, the weekend is gone. I am really looking forward to the Labor Day weekend coming up. I don’t think I have plans … Continue reading

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Six Months

I just realized that it has been over six months since my mother died. Six months!  Where does the time go? I still find it hard to believe that I have no more nursing home visits for a long time, … Continue reading

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Calm My Crazy: Silver Linings

  What a week it has been. Once I got down, I totally let all go and got really down. Since it is Friday, I am feeling better. Next week is a short work week for me since I am … Continue reading

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Boots Update

I am so happy that I have a therapy appointment tomorrow morning because boy do I need it. I haven’t given an update on Boots because the news isn’t good. He is still having seizures and they don’t know why … Continue reading

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Pain = Depressed Thoughts?

Sometimes I think that I take 1 step forward and 2 steps back. All day long I have had a killer migraine. What is the mix with depressive and self-hatred thoughts and pain? My thoughts today about myself were horrible. … Continue reading

Posted in depression, migraine, self esteem, self image | 5 Comments

Introverted and Extroverted

I have this little war going on inside of me. The Introverted Loner side of me, who would very much like to curl up under the covers and never come out and the Extroverted Friendly side, who is happy to … Continue reading

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Just Another Crazy Day

Today started with a therapy appointment then a 1.5 hour trip into work. I work in a city next to Boston. Normally, it might take me a half hour to get to work, if I drive. Today was horrible. To … Continue reading

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Can’t Hardly Wait

What a busy couple of days. This morning I woke up with the thought of purging my apartment. I tend to have clumps of bills, random paper, cat fur, stuff that has more dust on it then it possibly should. … Continue reading

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Graffiti Thinking

I am probably at the happiest point in my life that I have been in a long time. I still get down a lot. I still look at myself and see nothing but ugliness. Yet, I am somewhat content. When … Continue reading

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