Mental Health: Dysthymia

Dysthymia: A Ray of Light

That's the thing about depression: A human being can survive almost anything, as long as she sees the end in sight. But depression is so insidious, and it compounds daily, that it's impossible to ever see the end. - Elizabeth Wurtzel A common metaphor often used to reference depression is the lotus flower. The lotus… Continue reading Dysthymia: A Ray of Light

Mental Health: Dysthymia

Dysthymia: The Little Blue Pill

(New) Daily Routine It was a Sunday morning. I woke up a little earlier than usual and just started pacing around the house. I looked at the medicine bottle with the little blue pills inside. "Hmm... let me get ready for church first," I thought. About 30 minutes later - Hair, check. Make-up, check. Purse,… Continue reading Dysthymia: The Little Blue Pill

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Dysthymia: The Intersection Between Faith and Science

It's Not Your Fault "It's not your fault," she said as warm tears streamed down my face. The room was white with a huge window facing west. It was almost noon so the sun was beaming through the window. My body was tight. I kept writhing my hands together because I was so nervous. This… Continue reading Dysthymia: The Intersection Between Faith and Science