Chronicles of Sadness: Triggers

Note: These aren’t my words. This isn’t my journey. But it could be. It could be anyone’s. This is Alma’s journey. Thank you for being brave enough to share. I haven’t edited this in any way.  On Depression.  It’s messy It can leave you in a puddle, snot nosed, crying (for no apparent reason). It […]

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Ugly and Proud

A little over a week ago, I got into a disagreement with a coworker. It was small and petty and completely unattached to anything work-related. What the argument was about really isn’t important. It was a “nothing” exchange. The whole thing was bizarre and completely unwarranted: I listened to the agressiveness coming from this person not with fear (because unfortunately, as a […]

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Chronicles of Sadness

de·pres·sion dəˈpreSH(ə)n/ noun noun: depression; plural noun: depressions 1. feelings of severe despondency and dejection. “self-doubt creeps in and that swiftly turns to depression”   It’s pretty common and it’s not just what you see in the movies. Well, not always. It’s not always dramatic fits of runny mascara and snot. It’s not always filled with manic […]

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