Allie Brosh sums it up beautifully. While I am not soul-crushingly depressed as she was, even a bout of soul-pinching depression has deleterious effects. It’s insidious. I’ve known something is askew, but stumbling in the fog I wasn’t clear about it specifically. Until I read Allie’s Depression Part 2 post, and found myself re-reading it about 10 times a day since, as well as her first post about depression. The fog cleared just enough to identify that yes, I am depressed. I used to get into a bout of it in springtime in years past; it had been a few years, and I’d forgotten about that.
First: Adventures in Depression by Allie Brosh @ Hyperbole and a Half
Second: Depression Part 2 by Allie Brosh @ Hyperbole and a Half
Over the past months I have slogged through feeling:
You might argue that this is the human condition. And while that is true to a point, experiencing all these feelings consistently for the past many weeks signifies something is wrong.Explore posts in the same categories: Journal, Nature, Science, Social Science