I’ve come to realize that when tragedy hits, others, including well-intentioned friends and family, often don’t know what to say or what to do.
Five minutes at a time, we will raise our kids and love our husbands and wrap our hands around lukewarm coffee. Five minutes at a time, we will breathe and rise and take the next step.
Are you facing an unknown future that might seem fearsome or lonely? The fictional characters, Worry and Concern, explore the difficult, fearful, painful and vulnerable parts of the chronic illness journey.
These vignettes from the past depict my ongoing struggle with depression. I’m either too numb to feel anything or the pendulum swings to the opposite extreme.