Comfortably Numb

October 10 I am participating in the Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention walk. It pains me to even go back and read this post but I am sharing my personal stories of depression to highlight the need for treatment and suicide prevention. You can also visit the community page of my website: http://www.whiskeyandpoetry.com

WG's Embrace the Crazy

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I just finished eating dinner. I washed it all down with a gin and ginger ale in an effort to keep things cool and in control. This is a terrible habit that began years ago and I’m a bit ashamed for not being totally upfront about it. While I do not take mood-altering medication, I do drink—probably heavily. I haven’t decided how much of a problem it is. I do know, that it is frustrating for me. I am sure there are women out there that have fought similar battles and are single mothers that can deal with the same hardships in stride. At some point in my life I’ve had to accept that I am soft hearted. I don’t feel exactly like the rest and I’m not able to recover as quickly. To be strong…

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