Being kind to myself- an open letter to me, from me.
Well done Lisa. You did it. What seems like the biggest feat, wasn't really all that hard to beat. you got out of bed , wearing a smile, even though you could've easily stayed there for a while. You woke the kids up, got them fed and dressed, sat down with a coffee, and took your time taking your meds. Then you dressed yourself and brushed your teeth before heading out the door, feeling excited ...read more
Daffodils and Sunshine (Thank you D's son for the daffodil)
It's so dark inside my head It's so dark outside my head Until the sunshine comes and the flowers bloom The sun is very welcoming and its brightness helps us to see beauty more clearly The flowers make me sneeze but I forgive them You gave me a daffodil It was very kind and it cheered me up (It didn't make me sneeze) I hope someone gives you a daffodil tooread more
Depression: A Purge
Depression: A purge Three words I have come to dread, more than any that could be said 'How are you?': and queries to that effect, I turn my head and look away and change the subject. See I would rather be in bed and I would rather not have raised my hand to brush my teeth today. I would rather have not have dressed myself and I haven't looked in the mirror for days. I ...read more