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How do you know if your depression is adequately managed?

I’ve been paying a great deal more attention to my depression lately because I can feel it creeping in as the holiday approaches. Admittedly, I’ve not been working out as I should be, and part of that is probably depression-related as well. At the same time, I could be forcing myself to go, but I’m …

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I went back to therapy today and I’m glad I did

I took a couple months off from therapy but decided to go back today. Therapy is an amazing thing that I didn’t always embrace for myself. Over the past few years, however, I’ve been hitting therapy pretty hard and it’s paid off. I’ve always believed in therapy but never made the time for myself. I …

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My #depression confession

It’s been a little while since I’ve talked about my depression, so let’s raise a little awareness and have a conversation. If you’re not already aware, I’ve been engaged in active warfare with depression for most of my life. You can read some back story here. Depression has been a part of my life for …

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It’s Okay To Not Be Okay

I wanted to take a minute and talk about my personal war with depression. I’ve been very open and honest about this but I’ve not updated you guys on how I’m doing in a little while. I feel like it’s been forever, actually. First of all, I want to say that yes, I still struggle …

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Why I’m increasing my antidepressant today

I gave myself one week to grieve the loss of my marriage and that week was officially over. While I’m not hitting the ground running, at least as quickly as I was hoping, I am moving forward. In a little while, I have an appointment with my PCP over the phone, due to COVID. I’ve …

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I want to talk to you about my #depression

It has occurred to me that I haven’t talked about my depression much lately. I talk about to people who reach out offline quite a bit and I sometimes forget to do that here as well. One of the reasons this occurred to me is because I noticed today that I’m struggling a little more …

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Focusing on the positive helps me remember that #depression is lying to me

I’m very much in a darker place right now but I’m also refusing to give into depression. Fighting depression is an imperfect, uphill battle that’s part of an invisible overarching war that I’ve been engaged in for most of my life. Part of my battle tactic is to force myself to focus on the positive …

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I can’t shake the #depression today

I can’t really explain why but I’m struggling today. I’m feeling defeated and demoralized. Nothing happened outside of really bad dreams last night. Honestly, I think it’s probably just a new battle with depression. By new I just mean a resurgence. There’s a great deal of stress in my life right now and I’m getting …

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