Posts Tagged ‘depression’

It has been a while. It has been a time. What a time.   It’s hard for me to say where I have been. I don’t want to say where I’ve been, but I can give you a glimpse. If the flow of this talk (can we call it that?) seems out of  order it’s […]


Shadows

19Feb13

From shadows I seek you . . . Got a light? “To contemplate is to look at shadows” – Victor Hugo I must be in deep, deep thought “Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you” – Walt Whitman I’m trying Uncle Walt . . . can you breath […]


“Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more” – Shakespeare, Henry V Act 3, scene 1 Once, and many more times. For people with mood disorders: What battle do we wage? What foe do we face? What are we armed with? Will we win? What Battle do we wage? What foe do we face? […]


Today, depression visits. An unwelcome and treacherous guest. I’m trying to write so as to tell how frozen and useless one becomes. I try to take my own advice, but I feel hollow and the words echo and blend into indistinguishable noise. I feel vacant. My soul undefined. Two quotes: “Mirth, and even cheerfulness, when […]


To tell or not to tell. I was reading a great blog from Disorderly Chickadee (http://wp.me/p26KTD-H0) about coming out with a mood disorder at work. It was amazing and I suggest you give it a read. I especially like how she draws the parallel between coming out gay, and coming out bipolar – both states carry a stigma […]


The headline for this post is from some picture I saw somewhere out there on the wild, wild, web. It’s true though –  hence the frustration. I myself have felt my mood swoop lower and lower in a matter of moments, and within a very short period of time I have found myself frozen in […]


Betrayal

11Dec12

Betrayal . . . Betrayal is powerful. It cuts deep and leaves wounds that never heal. For people with hidden disabilities, their limitations can be pressed and pushed and bent leaving the person bruised, broken, and feeling betrayed by those who offend. More often than not, the offender has very little idea they have wrought such horror, […]