Depression Sucks

I’d like to apologize to my small group of viewers for my lack of posts over the last two weeks.  I have been dealing with a depressive episode for the last two weeks.  It hasn’t completely passed, but at least I can get out of bed now.  Over the last couple of weeks, I haven’t had an appetite at all, and some days I didn’t even eat.  I’m sure I lost some weight, but I don’t have a scale to check.  The important thing is that I think I’m coming out of this particular episode, and I should be able to be more productive, therefore more capable of posting consistently.

While I have been stuck in bed most of the last two weeks, I have been able to force myself out for a select few things, most importantly my job search.  I’ve been looking for work since the beginning of the year, and only in the last week has anything panned out as a possibility.  I applied for Inspiration Field, which is a program that helps higher functioning disabled and mentally handicapped people live normal lives and find work.  I have a second interview for the position tomorrow, which I understand to be when I will be formally offered the job.  I will be working 14-16 hour shifts overnight to supervise the houses where these individuals live.

In conclusion, I may officially have a job by the end of this week, and depression is a bitch.


2 thoughts on “Depression Sucks

  1. This is a really brave post and I wish you well in your battle with depression. It’s not an easy road but stay strong and use whatever support you have. Good luck!


  2. Thank you. I’ve been dealing with this without medication for a while, but it’s been getting worse in the last year or so, and I may need some new coping mechanisms. I see you’ve written a bit on the topic, maybe I can effective that works for you.


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