My daughter wanted me by her side every moment of her free time. We were thr best of friends...so I thought. She was proud of all the things I've went through in life because I did it being a depressed person...that was then. We had each others backs and were each others biggest cheerleaders...when did … Continue reading Watching Life Go By As a Depressed Mother
Another day with this dark weight on my very existence. I barely got out of bed at 3 pm and now as the clock inches to nightfall, my bed calls me. If promises me comfort in an otherwise dark world that has given up on me. Sleep offers an escape from pain from loneliness. So … Continue reading Good Night Depression
Depression, thank you very much for invading my life and just taking it over. You are like a mobster that breaks in a house and just starts ripping everything you find. You flip over couches, spray paint over any beautiful paintings you see, break all the beautiful china wear you find. Depression you have robbed … Continue reading What Depression Has Taken From Me
If there would be a law, should it be parenting with depression is prohibited? A child looks at their parents for modeling, for motivation. They have prohibited gay people from adopting, yet wouldn't two loving happy people parent better than a mother who often could not get out of bed, who couldn't find the energy … Continue reading I Am A Mother With Depression
Which one is it? Why don't I want to date? I say it is because I am taking time I say there is nobody out there I say I don't care that he has moved on but the knot in my stomach knows so I'm at the point where I should be dating I'm … Continue reading When He Moves On And You Are Still Alone
After 9/11 we did not shrink they thought they would punk us get us to retreat and hide thought we would stop flying and never go outside instead we hung our flags out and let them wave freely We were told to be brave We grieved and rebuilded Evil did not win...we did We were … Continue reading 9/11 May We Never Forget…The Unity That Came After
Decades ago, it was unheard of to not have a husband. They used to call you "Spinster". Nowadays, the trend seems to be, "You don't need a man to be complete." What changed? Women becoming independent and self-supporting has something to do with it. More imortantly women realizing they don't need to put up "with … Continue reading Is There Such A Thing As Being Single Too Long?