I haven’t spoken to my peer support contact in over 2 weeks. In fact, I have been ignoring her calls, letting them go to voice mail. It’s not that I do not want to talk to her. She has been one of my most ardent supporters for the past three years. Her observations have helped me understand my medication choices. And she has given me the confidence to speak up for … [Read more...] about Depression Won’t Let Me Make the Call
Can I just be myself today?
Is that so hard? I am still having the waking up issue. It seems I have walked all around the edges of this. But I have not faced it or asked the right questions. I still wonder, is this related to my change in medication? Having the courage, conviction, self-advocacy determination to get the answer isn’t enough. Depression has got me doing the deer in … [Read more...] about Can I just be myself today?
My closet is finally organized, but don’t ask about my desk
I finally got the closet organized. I am back in my routine. In fact, I have added a step that has been hugely helpful. I now bring all my empty hangers for my shirts into the laundry room. When I take the shirts out of the drier, I immediately hang them up. This has made ironing my shirts so much easier. This time, when my laundry was finished, I took … [Read more...] about My closet is finally organized, but don’t ask about my desk
Why do I set challenges for myself?
Why am I always challenging myself? Is it to accomplish more than I thought I could and or is it to make a competition out of my ‘to-do’ list? I read a very thought-provoking article this morning that has me thinking about how I procrastinate, but even more importantly, why I procrastinate. While everyone procrastinates occasionally, it can easily become a habit … [Read more...] about Why do I set challenges for myself?