The Happiest Depressed Person on the Block

    Depression is a liar.  It lies to you… and it lies to me. Depression likes to hide, and those of us that struggle with it often help it to do so. Depression is its’ trickiest when no one sees it. “You’re the funniest person I know!” “You’re so […]

Lipstick Days.

  I found it rolling around in my makeup drawer, clearly forgotten – at least two years old.  I turned it over and read the label at the bottom.  “Smitten” was the color. I don’t wear lipstick.  I never really have.  I could never handle the pressure of having to […]

Bittersweet Amazingness. (The ghost of PPD)

  His deep trusting eyes look up at me, and he grins the slightest grin.  He nurses in silly happiness at my breast while I caress his foot.  This is our moment.  This is our moment of relaxation in the midst of our chaotic life.  This is our moment of […]