Depression – Part 3

Part 1Part 2 Content Warning: descriptions of depression Depression is a doozy of disorder. It makes you feel heavy, like you’re moving through wet cement all the time. It sneaks in and puts on your voice, then says things that sound like you, so you believe them. It detaches you, and you feel like lifeContinue reading “Depression – Part 3”

Depression – Part 2

Check out Part 1 here. Content Warning: depression, emotional abuse, self-harm, suicide attempts This is what depression has looked like for me. It’s a long story, and not a fun one, but I hope you’ll learn something from it, even if all you take away is that you’re not alone. It’s hard to tell thisContinue reading “Depression – Part 2”

A Note About Suicide

If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal ideations, please call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline: US: 800-273-8255UK Samaritans: 116 123EU: here is a link with country’s lifelines sorted alphabeticallyAustralia: 13 11 14 Content Warning: suicide, depression, domestic abuse September is Suicide Awareness month, so I thought now was as good of a timeContinue reading “A Note About Suicide”

Depression – Part 1

Content Warning: depression, suicide, Covid-19, general 2020 unpleasantness. Depression comes in many shapes and sizes, and all are equally valid. Just because one person’s depression only comes on during winter months doesn’t mean they suffer less than someone who has it year-round. I know one thing I struggle with is comparing scars — meaning: “IContinue reading “Depression – Part 1”