Diva with Depression

The pain of depression without the filter.

Did You Hear?

1999- Did you hear about Amadou? They murdered him..... ๐Ÿ’” 2006- Did you hear about Sean? They murdered him.... ๐Ÿ’” 2014- Did you hear about Tamir. They murdered him... ๐Ÿ’” 2014- Did you hear about John? They murdered him... ๐Ÿ’”... Continue Reading →

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Do You Know……

Do you know what it's like to scream and hear no sound? Do you know what it's like to cry and feel no tears? Do you know what it's like to die and still be alive? Do you know what... Continue Reading →

Diva with Depression on The Walt Weekly Podcast

1,000 Pounds of Depression

I wake up. Well, I can't really say that because I don't really sleep. I have multiple cat naps throughout the night. So let's say, when I open my eyes in the normal morning hours, I have a list of... Continue Reading →

Who Cares for the Caretaker?

How about I just did a church shout in my living room.(bum knees wouldn't let me run.๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพโ€๐Ÿฆณ) If you've read my blogs or have followed me for a while, you know that my childhood was full of dysfunction. I used... Continue Reading →

Holiday Hell

October is domestic violence awareness month. So now is a great time to share some truths. It's also time for those holiday gatherings to begin. And we KNOW that the potato salad ain't the only thing rotten. The truth is,... Continue Reading →

Sad to have S.A.D.

Diva with Depression

As much as we hate to see it, winter is here. Dark days and holidays.

And while some folks love this time of year, others struggle with it.

I like the cooler temperatures. Nothing like a good hoodie to warm my heart. But the darkness at 4pm, not so much.

Turns out, Iโ€™m not alone.

The culprit is Seasonal Affective Disorder. Yeah I know. One more fucking thing to add to our plates. ๐Ÿ˜ž

Until I started researching other issues, I never knew that S.A.D was a real thing. I knew people who got the โ€œholiday blues โ€œ, but I didnโ€™t realize how serious this was. Christmas is one of my favorite holidays, but it hasnโ€™t been the same since I lost my grandfather. And I always thought that this was the main reason why I was feeling this way. Besides, being broke ainโ€™t fun either. IJS.

Recently, two ofโ€ฆ

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Trigger Warning!!!

I am always on the lookout for my triggers. It may sound weird, but I feel like knowing them helps decrease the affect they have on me. I'm usually wrong about that, lol, but I try. Saturday, one popped up.Now... Continue Reading →

Life without Parole

I watch the ID channel. Alot! Ok, I'm addicted. ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ As I lay here, in a med induced fog, from psych and pain meds, staring at the TV- something stood out. I'm like a prisoner in my own dark mind.... Continue Reading →

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