Unless you mean the horse at the animal sanctuary where I volunteer. In that case, Winter and I are definitely friends. But Winter gets a large “No, thank you. I’m busy. Being sad. Thanks to you. Turn off the light as you leave.” I’m always a minute away from the depths but winter really kicks […]
Still one of the best scenes I’ve seen in anything. If you haven’t watched It’s Kind of a Funny Story, watch the full movie on Hulu first. It’s an extraordinary exploration of depression, as is Ned Vizzini’s semi-autobiographical book that it’s based on. It puts mental illness in a relatable form. It shows how our […]
February is gone. The slow crawl into March begins. Some days, I’m at the top of my game, barreling through the things I need to do, giving no fucks, getting shit done. Other days, I’m curled up on the couch, trying to reach outside my thoughts. I’m still here. I hope you are, too.
I’m not good with new year’s resolutions. I haven’t even bothered to make them for many year now. But I am trying to improve the way I think. So this year, I’ll try. When the sadness is overwhelming and I feel like I can’t go on, I’ll try. When positive voices in my head urge […]