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Depression Life Poems

When?

I am me. Feeling completely alone despite being surrounded by people. Feeling like the odd one out, despite laughter and fun. Feeling like I just want to hide from everyone. Feeling cold, even when directly in the sun.   Feeling stuck, feeling helpless, unable to help my loved ones. Telling myself everything will be OK, […]

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Games

Manamon

So … I can’t remember when, but I was on the phone with a friend more than a year ago, and he was playing a computer game. I heard all kinds of cool sounds, And got curious. I asked him what game he was playing; he told me it was called Manamon. For some unknown […]

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Life

A hug from a little boy

Today I sacrificed my needs for my boy. It wasn’t the first time and sure as heck won’t be the last.   My older son turned to me and said, “That’s how I know you care for our feelings.” I responded and said “Son, out of all the people in your life who cares about […]

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Life

Independent Woman

I’ve been an independent blind woman for more than 10 years when my family and I moved to a town in which I had to sacrifice my independence.  This was in 2014, 6 years ago.   I always felt trapped, not being able to do things on my own when living there as nobody believed […]

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Depression Life

aI am not my anxiety

As I tried to comfort my son today, I felt a huge wave of anxiety threatening to drown me again. This wasn’t the first time and I know it won’t be the last. I tried to get through to him but I just could not. I felt extremely sad, extremely helpless. He was upset, he […]