Ok, where am I going with this? Am I trying to disassociate myself from depression or am I trying to get out of bed first thing in the morning? I have been thinking, again, about why I cannot get started in the morning. Ever since November, I have struggled to begin the day. If I must get up for work, I ALWAYS do it. That’s why it’s called high-functioning … [Read more...] about Getting Out Of Bed With Depression – 22 Things I’ve Tried
It seems it is possible to hit your snooze alarm too many times. And when you do, it stops working. I get that my alarm clock is a man-made device, and it has a life expectancy just like other man-made things. But this alarm clock and I have been through so much. I bought it because it had two alarms. When I had a more consistent work schedule, I had one set for work and … [Read more...] about I’ve Worn Out My Snooze Alarm
It turns out, my insurance is not covering my former therapy visits. $874 is quite a chunk to swallow when you think that, at worst, you are responsible for a $15 co-pay. I know, it is my responsibility to follow up on my insurance. I sign the papers that say I will be the responsible party if the insurance does not pay. Well, the insurance did not pay. Now, however, I … [Read more...] about I was Nervous About Switching Therapists
Or is it depression can be depressing? How about, depression is depressing? I want to believe the first one. In fact, I have been struggling with this for the past few days. Why am I so negative? Why am I seeing the bad, not the good, the challenge, not the reward? This whole idea is beginning to sound like a commercial. I have been exploring my attitude a lot … [Read more...] about Depression Isn’t Always Depressing.
Procrastination could just be a guy thing, not a sign of depression. Whatever the cause, I am going to be one of those last-minute husbands today, rushing around to select just the right card from the picked over selection left after the early birds claimed their worms (cards). And then it’s a visit to the chocolate shop, to pick the right treats. Oh, and did I mention … [Read more...] about I still have time for Valentine’s Day