My Depression Is Not for Your Catharsis

My Depression Is Not for Your Catharsis

:: Sometimes I suffer. Sometimes being me hurts, a lot. But that’s all part of my story. Stop trying to take away my story. It’s hard to write about depression when you are depressed. I’ve had depression many times. Yet it wasn’t until the most...
Book Reviews: Past Pain and Future Possibilities

Book Reviews: Past Pain and Future Possibilities

:: Three current books that bring to light the relationship between past pain and future possibilities. Here are reviews of some recent books I’ve read. To read more of my book reviews, you can click here and here. These books are about women who have had to...
Depression, the blog post

Depression, the blog post

:: Today, I am painfully, horribly, depressed.  I was also depressed yesterday, and the day before. And last week. And the week before. And last month. Likely the month before, and the month before that. I don’t recall much prior because the rest is covered in...
The Lifecycle of a Knitter

The Lifecycle of a Knitter

:: Once, I was a knitter. I’m not anymore. The lifecycle of a knitter goes like this. LAMB Knitting looks like fun. You’re good with your hands—you type really fast and can play the piano. Plus your best friend knits, and she agrees to teach you, and...