I have worked on this post for over a week. These are some personal thoughts about my journey with mental illness.
I have up a Christmas tree. It’s a 3-foot flimsy job I ordered on Amazon. It came with a bent stem that I broke while trying to fix it, but I was able to fix up the little guy with some wire so it will stand through this holiday season at least. I savor the […]
I met with my therapist this week and she made a shocking announcement to me: “You are no longer depressed.” Wow! Really? I knew I’d been thinking that, but to have an objective observer who knows me well to say so is affirming. So what does a person who has suffered with depression for much […]
When wading hip-deep through the Swamp of Depression, I thought I was just hurting on the inside. Now that I’m exiting the swamp, I can see a panoramic view of my depression. This morning I saw a photo of me during a recent volunteer activity for a political candidate, and I saw my physical size […]
Yesterday Jen met a dog named Justice. Justice is a therapy dog that works at the Miami-Dade Regional Juvenile Detention Center. He is a Lab/Great Dane mix that was rescued from Big Dog Ranch Rescue in Wellington, Florida, trained by Miami Dog Whisperer Richard Heinz, and certified as a Pet Therapy Dog and Canine Good […]