Category Archives: Depression

Pissy Mean Deranged Distressed

I know, I know, I’m not holding up my end on this blogging thing. This last week has been pretty busy with Halloween, my Mom still visiting, and a bout of the flu, but my main obstacle had been climbing … Continue reading

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Some things about your Brain

The four posts that comprise The Dark Days of May (Parts I, II, III, and IV) were written partly so I could release all that negativity and sadness but also so I could share it and, hopefully, help others suffering … Continue reading

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Dark Days of May – Part IV (Will this story never end?)

February 2001: If I get pregnant again I’m going to either have an abortion or kill myself. Stunned silence. Did I say that? Yes, I’m afraid so. I don’t know who was more surprised, me or the doctor I said … Continue reading

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Dark Days of May – Part III

Mary is my eldest sister. Even though she was almost 15 when I was born, and left home when I was about 3, we were very close. I suppose there are a couple of reasons for this. When I was … Continue reading

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Dark Days of May – Part II

Thankfully, on the home front, by June of ’99, Nicole was sleeping from about 8 P.M. to 3 A.M. Yes, this was huge. I started feel quite a bit better, just from having more sleep. She was nursing in under … Continue reading

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Dark Days of May

There is a shadow lurking in my psyche that always seems worse around this time of year. I will attempt to expunge it by blurping it all out on my blog! It will take a few posts. I don’t expect … Continue reading

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