Damn Good Little Victories
If you were to pass me on the street, or stand in line behind me at a coffee shop, or watch me move behind the counter, you would never know I am a person who battles depression. You would never guess that a good portion of my year is spent tearing myself down, and the rest is spent rebuilding the foundation I damage while doing so. You would never know the war that is fought in my head, and the struggle that plagues my heart. And that is okay, because although I am sad almost consistently, I find reasons to get up and reasons to be happy. I have been thinking a lot about stigmas and other things that become apparent when the words depression or anxiety roll around and I think its time to speak out about what it really feels like. Not all parts are filled with darkness. There is a lot about depression that I believe can be seen as a blessing.
This is a new project, aimed at celebrating my own personal every-day victories and sharing them with the world around.
There are silver linings in the dark clouds that hover above your head.
Just got to keep your chin up.