If you, or someone you know, battles with depression, then you understand how incredibly difficult it can be just to do simple tasks. For myself, I can typically do what I know that I have to do, even when it’s debilitating, simply because I know that I don’t have a choice.
Getting up to get my son ready for school, getting myself ready for work, dropping him off, and going into work is something that I have no choice but to do. The bills have to be paid, we have to eat, he has to have an education. These are things I simply cannot avoid, even though 90% of the time, I truly wish that I could.
But, there is also a lot of things that I do not make time to get to when I’m struggling really bad. The house is a wreck, dishes are piled up, I haven’t showered in a few days, all I want to do is go to bed (even if I can’t sleep), my son has cereal for dinner, and so on. I desperately need to cry, but I can’t because I feel numb. What am I supposed to do?Continue reading