Category Archives: depression

Suicide Prevention Day September 10th

Today is Suicide Prevention Day.  Be there for someone.  Listen. The Hotline # is:  1-800-273-8255 https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ 

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10 “Harmless Things” You Say That Hurt Me: Mental Health Awareness

Originally posted on Uncustomary Housewife:
I’m letting my heart spill out through my keyboard… metaphorically, of course, and I’m offering it all to you. Today, I’m going to talk about my mental health. This is something that I’ve worked to…

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Yesterday’s Weight

  She handles it carefully gently The feather down and gossamer layers cradle it She’s unpacked Yesterday The weight almost comforting As it settles on her shoulders Copyright © 2018 Penny Wilson *My upcoming move has made me reflect upon … Continue reading

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Futile

Moving in slow motion The exertion to shake off the lethargy exhausting

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The Up Side of Feeling Down

As my last couple of posts have reflected, I’ve been feeling down, bummed out, blue, whatever you want to call it.  My spirits are better.  I think I’m over the worst and am finally coming out the other side.

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Familiar

It surrounds me holds me.   It comforts. It’s familiar.   It knows me, intimately.   Reality kept at bay.   This is better.   Safe. Copyright (C) 2018 Penny Wilson

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Demon’s Descent

  I feel the descent.  I’m teetering on the edge of the abyss.  Falling.  Yet, grasping the rim.  Holding on to the light. I feel as if I’ve been kicked in the chest.  The pain is palatable.  Heavy, so very … Continue reading

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