I’m Still Here

My last post was in December… *sheepish grin* I’m ok. I weaned myself off the Abilify, asked to try Lamotrigine, and honestly, I feel like it’s been a game changer for me. That’s not to say that I still don’t have times where I feel down or my anxiety gets the best of me, but … More I’m Still Here

The Boredom

I’m bored. Bored with a capital B. But I don’t want to do anything, either. My counselor suggested that it’s not real boredom- it’s a symptom of the depression. Most people when they are bored want to do something to end the boredom- but me? I only want to lay on the couch and check … More The Boredom

Not Feeling It

Last week I saw my family doctor. He told me during that visit that I appeared to be doing better, even though I told him I’m still struggling. He told me “to watch some TED talks” so I don’t feel so alone (I know I’m not alone), that perhaps I need to “stop comparing [my] … More Not Feeling It

Timing the Day

When you’re depressed, everything is hard. Chores, showering, etc. For me, I can shower and get dressed, but then I struggle with doing my hair, make up, and brushing my teeth. I might have to (and usually do) take a break in between getting dressed and finishing my morning routine. Even with a break, I … More Timing the Day