depression


At the Table 8

I was nervous, but I went anyway. I went without any makeup, in faded, old sweats, in runnings shoes, which I never wear unless I’m, you know, actually running. I had good, solid, viable reasons to excuse myself. I was tired. I didn’t feel like it. What if they didn’t […]


Why I Run: Linda’s Story

My journey began about three years ago. I am not really sure what led me to think that I wanted to start running, I actually hated running! I was two years away from my 50th birthday and I had seen so many of my friends reach that milestone birthday with […]


I’m a Mom; I Have Depression, by Anonymous 1

Realizing you are one of ‘those people’ who has depression is a lonely place. It’s an overwhelming awful made even more appalling because I have children. If it were just me affected, it wouldn’t really matter. But I have children and for them to have a reactive shell of a […]


She Cried When She Woke Alive, by: Anonymous 7

The third post in The Anonymous Project is long, and it is challenging. Triggers include suicide and depression. Please be respectful of our participants and use common sense in your responses. Thank you. She played with the bus fare waiting with the herd of people for the 5:15pm bus home. […]


Peeling the Layers

Just before my book was released into the big wide world, more than a few scary thoughts flooded my already soggy brain. I worried if it would sell, of course, but that wasn’t primary. I worried that despite my best efforts, my sweat-inducing revisions, my laborious consideration over certain turns […]