It’s an important topic to me, as I am one of the “chronically lonely” elders that seems to be a thing these days, and have suffered from depression, diagnosed so long ago that it was called “Manic Depressive”.
By vowing (to nobody but myself) to be open and honest about my depression and struggles, I honestly hoped that it could, in some way, be of comfort to others.
I hope she has settled into a happy life, wherever she is, and I pray that my response didn’t push her over the edge to do something self-destructive, but since I never heard from her again, I really don’t know.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. It’s half over now, but I made it.
Balance goes beyond diet, though. The point of this blog is not to tell you to eat your veggies. But I do hope I can get my readers to think about the balance in your lives.
Then her brother laughed. The people behind me laughed. The checkout person laughed. We were all laughing, and we were all laughing at me.