break ups, depression, healing, love

The Relationship that Almost Killed Me

"So what's going on?" This was the first thing my new therapist said to me after we exchanged initial greetings. I looked down, away from the small screen of my phone (which was propped up on the napkin dispenser that sat atop my dining room table), took a deep breath, and said "my relationship". I'd… Continue reading The Relationship that Almost Killed Me

depression, gratitude, healing, mental health, self awareness, weight

What Depression Looks Like

"The longer I do this, the more I realize that there isn't a specific type of patient afflicted by this," said my psychiatrist. I was in the hospital, recovering from my first and only major depressive episode. Just days after my birthday, the quiet storm of seemingly unrelated events that had been brewing for months… Continue reading What Depression Looks Like