Depression

There are no words

I listened to S Town this week.  I knew early on in the first episode what would happen to John.  He said he couldn't describe his darkness in words, but I think he did a damn good job.  Maybe that is because I could relate to the darkness John experienced at times.  I could relate… Continue reading There are no words

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FULL CIRCLE

I had a date with my husband for the first time in FOREVER last night.  It was the perfect storm.  All the kids were out and about and taken care of.  Well, John was laid up in bed after having his wisdom teeth taken out:) We didn't go far; just down to Billy's.  We wanted… Continue reading FULL CIRCLE

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Tragedy, Loss and Insensitivity

Yesterday, Birmingham lost another soul to a senseless tragedy. My heart goes out to his wife and children. My heart hurts for them profoundly. I mentioned before, how could a "caveman" be depressed? He provides for his family. He has responsibilities to put them through school and pay for their activities. It is for those… Continue reading Tragedy, Loss and Insensitivity

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Pain Shame and Loneliness

 In the past year since I have moved back to Birmingham, Mountain Brook has been plagued with a number of needless tragedies.  Because of this, I cannot stay quiet any longer. I posted something along the lines of this article and I got an overwhelming response, I feel compelled to embellish and hopefully I can… Continue reading Pain Shame and Loneliness