Why, hello, blog-I've-ignored-for-months-while-life-blew-up! You know, I can't even blame the pandemic on the first couple months of lapsed blogging. My best excuse is that I was applying for, receiving, and starting my final internship for the MSW program. I mean, hey, that's a pretty positive reason for not blogging. Life's short, as many of us… Continue reading A Normal Response
A man I once knew called depression The Dragon. We were talking about suicide rates and the challenges people experience when fighting depression. Thinking about it, depression really is a massive fire-breathing dragon. You stare up at this great, hulking beast that is threatening to consume you, and it's so overwhelming. How can a simple human stand against this?
Last week was terrible on the whole life front. The ongoing theme was, “Why the hell am I putting myself through this?” Yet, I found small moments of joy. Some were found in chatting with my husband or friends, others from getting out to see a movie, but mostly, they came from my writing. Around… Continue reading Joy in Writing