A few months ago, Dad asked me if I was still writing. I think he was trying to distract me from the whole world-on-fire situation, but it didn’t work: I immediately started crying. (I’ve been more than a little depressed, obviously.) I have not been writing. At all. The only writing I’ve done was at […]
So… I haven’t blogged in a while. A very long while, as it turns out. I blame depression, anxiety, health issues (both mine and family members), the world being on fire, and other problems/issues that have been sucking up my energy and generally making life very, very difficult.
Most of this I just can’t talk […]
As someone who knows about depression, I feel so much sadness over Robin Williams’s death. Depression is an illness, and it’s ugly, and it kills. The fact that it could destroy someone so talented, accomplished, and loved really demonstrates how powerful this condition is.
Depression can be a horrible, ongoing struggle, but don’t let it […]
The past few weeks, my life has felt a lot like my favorite scene from The Simpsons:
I’d make progress, then something bad would happen. I’d get a good surprise, then a bad one. It’s exhausting.
Last week’s surprise was a very, very bad one. It’s entirely possible that the situation will resolve itself […]
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