Category Archives: Depression

Gloom, Despair and Agony

I believe there are two types of people in the world. There are good luck people and bad luck people. Good luck people walk around with an aura of bright colors surrounding them and a spring in their step. Visual … Continue reading

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The Telephone Call

It’s all a bit overwhelming I must admit Being the one who is always sick The big decisions in my life Are when or if to go under the knife   I smile, joke, not let others know I keep … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Neuro Vantage:
Life is hard: this understatement comes to my mind whenever I hear news from a friend about a tragedy in an individual’s life. There are some situations in which there appears no escape, like being…

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Handling Disappointment

During this past week I have been spending time thinking about disappointment. True, honest disappointment…the gut wrenching kind that comes suddenly and without warning. The type that often leaves you with the feeling of sadness or displeasure that haunts, when … Continue reading

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I Get What I Need

Prior to his death in 2004, actor and spinal cord advocate Christopher Reeve said “Sometimes life is all about perspective…I’m not living the life I thought I would lead, but it does have meaning, purpose. There is love…there is joy…there … Continue reading

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Being Thankful

I have to admit I am having a difficult time getting into the holiday spirit. Why? I have been asking myself that same question for the past several weeks. I have been listening to Christmas music, we decorated the house … Continue reading

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Strength and Survival

I bet many of you may assume I am writing about my disappointment in the ever-growing attention given to Black Friday and the lack of focus on the real meaning of the Thanksgiving holiday. While I am extremely disappointed that … Continue reading

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Justice for All…?

No matter how hard I try not to admit it, after living in Pennsylvania for more than 18 years, a little bit of the blue state did rub off on me. Needless to say, during the past two weeks, it … Continue reading

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Weighting to be Accepted and Feeling the Pain

I have an additional confession to make and this one is difficult. I am now a Type 2 Diabetic. Why is this challenging for me to admit? Another illness? Those reading may think I have so many medical problems what is … Continue reading

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Making Peace with Your Past

I must confess. I have been watching many of the Oprah Lifeclass episodes and have been remiss in updating the blog. I must also admit that I was hesitant in the beginning to watch the classes since I wasn’t sure where … Continue reading

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