Tag Archive | depression

Christmas

Christmas Three times I have tried to write an article for Christmas and three times I have deleted it because it centered around my depression, the loss of loved ones and the memories of Christmas’s that weren’t good. I had to slap myself on the hands, sit back, take a deep breath and do some […]

Fighting Back

Fighting Back I was diagnosed with chronic depression and PTSD years ago. While they tried every antidepressant they could, they never actually helped with the depression, they just numbed me. I walked around like a zombie, not feeling much of anything. I didn’t feel joy, love, hate, or any of those emotions. I guess the […]

It Feels Like Fall, People to Love, People Who Love Me, and No Pain

July 26, 2017 – It Feels Like Fall Our weather has been somewhat weird for several years. There are times I can walk out on the front porch and it seems more like fall than summer, then the next day it’s back up in the 90’s. I remember the first year I lived in Butler, […]

My Protectors, The Hill and Always There

July 19, 2017 – My Protectors I lived in larger cities for most of my life, but I held to the memories of the country places I lived when I was younger. Most of my memories are from two of the foster homes, the first one and the last. In the first foster home, I […]

Fear, Sorrow and Celebration, the Future

March 13, 2017 – Fear We all fear something. For some people it’s the fear of never amounting to what they want to be, for others it is the fear of losing a job, a home, friends or a loved one. For many the fear is that of death. I remember that my older sister […]

Solutions, “But” Exercises and The Past

February 23, 2017 – Solutions Over the years, ever since my late 40’s, early 50’s, I realized I had to take my health concerns seriously. It used to be that I would take whatever the doctors gave me until one year, when I was on 28 pills a day, a new doctor ran tests and […]

Little Gestures and the Lifter of My Soul

January 30, 2017 – Little Gestures Do you want to know why I love living in a small rural town? It’s the people. When I lived in Cleveland, Ohio for so many years, it seemed like it was just full of rude people. If I had to stand in line to talk to someone about […]