Oh hey, depression

Each morning I woke up ten minutes before the alarm, stomach in knots, heart racing. The fear of facing the day. The fear of waking up late if I got the last bit of sleep I felt like I needed. Knowing that I would need to leave the warm bundle of blankets and curled up … Continue reading Oh hey, depression

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Sometimes, there are moments when everything feels okay. It seems brighter and clearer. The moments are nice, they reconfirm that I am on the right track. But, on the other hand they feel like torture. The moments of anxiety, self-doubt, and depression following them feel amplified in comparison to the fleeting moment of "okay." It feels like failure, steps backwards. … Continue reading