Tag: depression

The frustrating thing about depression

The frustrating thing about depression is that it’s often caused by flat-out messed-up biochemistry but is nonetheless attributed to various real-world causes, both by the depressed person and by those around him or her. Why is that frustrating? Well, since you can’t wave a magic wand and…

Depression: the Blacksburg hypothesis

I suffer from chronic depression. There are days that I simply can’t get up the energy to do much of anything. Days when I have a long list of things to do — enjoyable things, even — and yet the whole day goes by,…

Lifetime Piling Up

Since my last blog post on furrs.org, life has been … frustrating, to say the least. My father’s doing MUCH better, thank you — that’s not one of the frustrating things. He has recuperated very well from his emergency hip surgery in mid-February. He…

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