Category Archives: depression

The Greatest Gift of All

I’m just going to wrap a box with a letter in it addressed to my family. No presents, can’t afford them. I have, however, spent thousands over the years on therapy because of some of you and your actions. Merry … Continue reading

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Things Are Getting Better

I’d like to report that things are getting better. I’ve acknowledged the depression. I’m going to see a therapist Monday. The job. I’m interviewing elsewhere. I took a pay cut moving here. I also demoted myself a little also. I … Continue reading

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Missing You All

I’m missing writing and missing feeling present here. I’ve renewed my subscription so there will be future posts. I promise to find time.  I hope everyone is doing well. 

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Oh, Look What I Made Me Do

I will finally admit it to all of you. I hate my job.  I’ve realized my drinking has increased. It’s nearly nightly now. I’m displacing my anger and lashing out at the kids nights and mornings before work. It occurred … Continue reading

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Gotta Have Strengtha, Strengtha, Strengthah!

I got to thinking about all the shit I’ve told myself over the years and what I’ve learned.  I can’t leave my addicted, abusive husband. I did. I can’t pay this bill this month. I did.  I can’t move my … Continue reading

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Some nights you just want to cry and be held. Other nights you’re reminded of how lucky you are to be alone. Fucked up world, isn’t it? But we’re alive aren’t we?

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I’ve been the sole provider for these two boys for 2 years. (Don’t forget I have 2 dogs). I make decisions for 3 people. Jackson turned 8 yesterday. Jake is 5. Their father died when they were 5 and 3, … Continue reading

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