Happiness Isn’t Hope (Part I)

There was a time when I was happy. But happiness is a fading thing. Along with other emotions - the bad ones too - it comes and goes, all the while making you think they will stay forever. From happy to sad, from sadness to anger, from anger to absolute exhaustion, bitterness and sometimes forgiveness. … Continue reading Happiness Isn’t Hope (Part I)

Depression Firsthand

I looked at the hospital discharge packet. The doctor had me listed as a patient who had "depression." I'm not sure why but seeing it on paper made it that much more real. A couple of months after I had my son I began experiencing intrusive suicidal thoughts. What alarmed me was not merely the … Continue reading Depression Firsthand