Tag Archives: Depression

Almost October

Another month is fading out, sunshine giving more room for cloudy days and the sound of rain barely heard over the whir of the fan in the humid darkness.  No longer summer but not yet fall, the trees hang quietly … Continue reading

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Born in the Heat of Summer

I’m an August baby.  We are wonderful people, generally speaking, and can light up a room like sunshine pouring in through the windows even in the cloudiest weather, provided there are people around us. It might be just me and not every … Continue reading

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Standing in My Mind

Today I sit leaning back in the recliner Dreaming of strength Remembering better times And seeing myself through the eyes of others. In my mind I see me young and slim, Independent, intelligent, indestructible. Was I living in my mind … Continue reading

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After the Rain

So many gray days, no blue peeping between the clouds, and then – a day of light, fluffy white clouds drifting through a blue sky and my desperate dreams of primroses and crocuses become a reality.  I love planning the … Continue reading

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And once again

I feel like I have been here before, my giant squirrel cage pushing my past into my face, the horrible gritty feeling of being in the wrong lane, or going the wrong direction on a one way street.  How can … Continue reading

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PCDD

It was the day after Christmas and all through my house Not a creature was stirring, not a cat, not a mouse The dog was all settled with me in my bed And visions of family danced in my head. The house … Continue reading

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