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It shouldn’t be this hard

January 28, 2014


Long-time readers know that I battle Depression.  Those of you who are new and would like to learn more can catch up on previous posts about that here. I was inspired to write today because Kimberly at All Work and no Play Make Mom Go Something Something is celebrating a mental health awareness day with […]

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Oohhhhh, now I remember what that feels like!

January 10, 2014


Ccbvmvjblmgvgffdbycyfggigigihuhkuhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh. GmncMx ***The above was typed by G when I wasn’t looking. I’ve decided to keep it — it’s his first blog post! ;-)*** But back to me (’cause I’m so vain I thought this blog post was about me). If you know who I am, you know I’ve been gone for quite a while. […]

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August 20, 2012


I haven’t been around for a while, as you may or may not have noticed. I’ll pretend that you’ve all been waiting with bated breath to hear about what’s been going on, since believing that makes me feel all warm and fuzzy. 🙂 Largely I’ve just been busy with work. Once upon a time my […]

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It’s not a train!!!

January 27, 2012


sigh Those of you who’ve dealt with depression and/or anxiety understand the title of this post. It’s that feeling you get when you wake up one morning, and all of a sudden you realize the world doesn’t actually suck.  Or rather, and much more accurately, that you no longer feel a constant impending doom crushing […]

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Goodbye Tree

January 5, 2012

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Yesterday evening we took down our Christmas tree.  I wasn’t ready.  I’m STILL not ready.  I go downstairs to the living room and I’m stunned each time by the now yawning cavernous space by the front windows.  I don’t really understand how Christmas went by so quickly this year.  I know I’m getting older and […]

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Floored, in a good way

December 1, 2011


I started blogging again a little over a month ago now. I happened to fall into wonderful bloggy and twitter friendships immediately. For me, this is a land-speed-record for friendship. See, I don’t actually *like* people. I know, I know, that’s hard for you to believe.  But that’s because you only know me online.  In […]

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Thankful Tuesdays: Hooray for my brain

November 22, 2011


Would you believe I almost forgot again that it’s Tuesday?  Luckily, I didn’t.  It may have something to do with the fact that my brain wasn’t distracted by work as it usually is, because my VPN is down so I can’t work. And that’s what I’m going to be thankful for today. No, not that […]

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My Life In… Song (part 2)

November 13, 2011


Sundays are heaven at my house, because my husband is awesome, and I am a heathen. During the week, M gets up at 7 with G and I get a blessed hour (sometimes more) of sleep to myself in bed, all alone. This is what he offered to do since he’s not up with G […]

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Better Living Through Chemistry, Or the Reality That Depression Doesn’t Go Away

October 26, 2011


You know this story already, but maybe you just don’t realize it. This story is also yours, or it is your friend’s, or your mother’s, or your cousin’s.  Maybe it’s your husband’s, or your boss’, or your child’s. My name is Venus, and I am clinically depressed.  This is my story (and it’s a little […]

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