Marlene, thank you for this post. Check out her site – http://postcardsfromasemi-madwoman.com/
Depression is a lonely feeling. It is hard to explain the deep despair that is the crux of depression. I have trouble getting out of bed much less do I feel like feel like socializing when all I really want to do is crawl back under the comforter. As hard as it is I force myself to exercise, walk my dogs, putz around the house; anything to keep busy. I feel if I stop moving the depression will set in. It does. Writing helps – the community of bloggers is wonderful – but could there be a comfortable way to meet people to feel less lonely?
I have many friends and family members who have suffered with addictions of various types; alcoholism, drugs, gambling, food. The one constant in those who made it to the other side was Alcoholics Anonymous.
I wondered if there was a “Depressed Anonymous” a place…
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