I’m not okay
A long time ago, I was diagnosed with depression.
Some of you will be reading that and thinking, “I know”. Others might be reading it and thinking WTF? Really?
“I have depression”
Me, right now
I’ve told a whole bunch of people over the years, but for the most part it has been secret. The reasons for this are numerous… It felt simpler to keep quiet about it, for one. Social stigma is still a thing, although I’m encouraged every year by how much better it’s getting. Mainly I just didn’t want people to worry about me.
I’m still the me you always knew. You don’t have to wrap me in bubble wrap or ask me if I’m okay every time you see me. But I’ve made a decision to be more open and honest about it. And it starts right here, with this blog. And something else I want to share with you.
I’ve started a podcast. It’s called Burdens, and the idea is that every week, I’ll be sharing a short...
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