A Depression Day

Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: Cheese is the most stolen food in the world.   I feel empty. Void. There’s no other way to explain it. It’s a part of the depression. But I haven’t let it stop me from doing all the things I need to today, which is progress.…

Blessed Yule & Merry Christmas

Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 6 TODAY I LEARNED: In Germany, Poland, and Ukraine, finding a spider or a spider's web on a Christmas tree is believed to be a harbinger of good luck. What is it about Christmas time that makes us completely lose our minds? We constantly push and pull, buy presents here…

Stuck

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Emotional level: 4 Mental level: 8 TODAY I LEARNED: McDonald’s once made bubblegum flavored broccoli.   As I sat in traffic moments ago, I looked to my left, lost in thought. I saw a beautiful stone lion, frozen in time. It's very being is entirely solid and will most likely exist in its place long…

Self Expression Continued…

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Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: Betty White predates sliced bread!   I thought about running away. In all honesty, I’ve thought about it on more than one occasion. I can’t tell you how many times it’s actually crossed my mind. I push it back to the darker depths of my mind…

Pain…Expression

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Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 6 TODAY I LEARNED: Neutron stars can spin 600 times per second!   What you’re about to read is a collected expression of emotion that I’ve been holding back for a while. It’s been added to, backspaced, and torn apart in these past few days and it needs to be…

Don’t Give Up

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Emotional level: 5 Mental level: 5 TODAY I LEARNED: One lightyear is the same as about 6 trillion miles.   Happy 2nd day of Fall! It’s been awhile since I’ve talked about our ability to keep moving forward. It’s important not to give up, no matter what. I’m not talking about the daily obstacles we…

Personally Depressed

Emotional level: 5 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: Supposedly, yawning cools your brain.   Today I really went through a lot emotionally. Normally I go into detail about what it is that’s bothering me but for now I will say it’s simply something I have to work through. I take it day by day…

Don’t Make Yourself Miserable

Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: You can be rejected from joining the police force for being “too smart.”   Things are…mild today. I’m feeling better about the things I’ve been struggling with. I just wish people would be nicer to themselves. I met a man today who was heavily miserable. He…

One Step Ahead, Two Steps Back

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Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 8 TODAY I LEARNED: Nutella was invented during WWII, when an Italian pastry maker mixed hazelnuts into chocolate to extend his chocolate ration.   I’m not going to lie to anyone and say that living with depression is easy. The hard part about it is that you can’t always tell…