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Category: Health

My Brain, the Liar

My depression is here for a visit. The imp in my head whispering dark machinations that I know to be a lie. I guess in some way I could feel […]

The Multiple Faces of Loneliness

“I don’t fear death so much as I fear its prologues: loneliness, decrepitude, pain, debilitation, depression, senility. After a few years of those, I imagine death presents like a holiday […]

Such a Nerd

I have joked with my family and friends for years that I am working on rebuilding my nerd self with the parts and pieces of lesser nerds to be a […]

Getting Help

I have talked many times in the past about my mental health. Lately my depression has been a thorn in my side. When times like this occur I immediately notify […]

A Good Start After Some Shadows

Since Christmas I have written several blog posts and then turned around to simply delete them. I have been wrestling with my depression and anxiety. My postings were fairly morose […]

Nugatory and Momentous

I saw a tag trending on Twitter. #MyMentalStatein5Words and I thought about how blank I feel when my depression kicks in. I know it was a bit poetic and very […]

Day 1 – Active Every Day

I flounder with my weight and fitness. I will go strong for 6-7 months, I lose a ton of weight and then something happens. It is one of two things. […]

World Mental Health Day

So today is World Mental Health Day. A day of festivities, excitement, gift giving, decor… oh wait, I must be thinking of something else. I find it rather apropos of […]

Stepping out into a sea of meditation

I am going to start meditating every day. I hear it is beneficial and might help me in my depression and anxiety. In particular my anxiety. I have been listening […]

Day by Day

This feels too much like me. Each and every day. While I have no real plans to harm myself, this is just how I feel. Feeling this the last few […]

Good Night, Westley…

My relationship with my brain is a lot like this quote from “The Princess Bride”. “Good night, Westley. Good work. Sleep well. I’ll most likely kill you in the morning.” […]

Self Care – Suggestion 01

When I am dealing with depression or anxiety there is something kind of fun that I do that can help occasionally. This also works for me when I need something […]