Tag Archives: Depression

Friday Fictioneers: All The Lonely People

Thank you Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for your weekly dedication and hard work for Friday Fictioneers. When I first saw Roger Bultot’s photo prompt this morning, I thought it was a church; I immediately thought of writing this story. Then I noticed … Continue reading

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Flat-Lined

In my last post–– the one that marked my first baby step out of the hole I’ve been in, I acknowledged that I’ve been depressed. I shared that writing and blogging has been hard. I wrote a post to restart … Continue reading

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I Used To Be A Blogger

Remember me? I used to be a blogger. I used to post three times a week. Some of you read my work. Some of you read it all the time, and encouraged me to keep writing. Remember when I posted … Continue reading

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Can Watching Ellen DeGeneres Cure Depression

No. Watching Ellen DeGeneres cannot cure depression. If it were that simple, we wouldn’t have an epidemic of depression and suicide in this country. No miracle cures–– depression is hard to shake–– but one day of watching Ellen DeGeneres more … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: End Of The Diet

I’ve been hibernating. Injured back, too much on my plate, heavy stuff and too much rain… feeling bad that I haven’t been able to keep up with reading other stories… take your pick; I had to take a break. But … Continue reading

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Friendship: A Slow, Painful Death…

The title of this post is in no way to suggest that friendship, itself, is a slow painful death. However, the end of a good friendship is one of the worst kinds of deaths: slow and so horribly painful. Having … Continue reading

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Ode to Blue: Stirred, Not Shaken.

The blues have been creeping up on me for a couple of weeks. Can’t really share all of the reasons, as some of them are not mine to share… but they’ve been shared upon me. Funny how that works. That … Continue reading

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A Stitch in Time…

Having recently come out of a depression… months and months of stalling, stagnating, feeling stuck and dark, it’s amazing to see how much I get done, now that I am digging my way out. Frankly, I was beginning to think … Continue reading

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Bravo! Let’s Get Real…

Hi, my name is Tales From the Motherland, and I’m addicted to reality.  Please don’t call me out for using the classic “meeting” hello; trust me, there will be plenty of opportunities to judge here. Those of you who are … Continue reading

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Moments of Magnificence…

Every day I have a moment of magnificence, that stops my mind from spinning— stops the what if’s; the why didn’t I’s; the I’ve got to’s. Quiets the the he said/she said’s, and the what I wish I’d said’s. The … Continue reading

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