Posts Tagged ‘mood’

Today, I want to build something, and I hope I can take you with me. I’m not manic or even hypomanic, but rather, I feel like I just took my first breath of free air since this long depression has been holding me down. I want to build something now. A mood. A thought. And […]


One day a young man heading home came to a wide and wild river. He stared and stared and stared, wondering how he was going to get across. It was impossible. Just as he was about to give up and turn back he saw someone on the other side of the river. The young man […]


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 […]


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, […]


A quick post before I dash (read: meander slowly) off to try to get my errands run. This morning I was feeling particularly slow. Slow enough that the draw of my bed seemed too strong, and that I was attached to an invisible anchor that weighed more than my poor beleaguered heart could break itself free from. […]


You Are Here

30Nov12

It sounds like such an obvious statement: ‘You are here’.    Of course I am! Where else would I be? But that’s the catch. Where do we spend our attention most of the time? Worrying about dinner, or the bills, or whether your mate is still angry with you for what you did/didn’t do, said, […]