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Locked in a prison of grief. Vice gripes hold my heart. I move about in a whirl of nothing. I try not to feel sorry for myself. But when I consciously think about it I shut it off. I want to be okay, it will never be. A waterfall
of tears flow daily. Will I ever be ok? I have not a glimpse of the answer. Peace don’t step on my heart.
Depression, oh the dark evil word no one wants to utter. Not until someone can handle no more and they feel pressed against a wall with no other option then to just not “be” anymore.
It is like fighting something so huge it overtakes not only your mind, but your soul. You become physically exhausted from the battle smoldering in your brain. Before you can grasp your footing you are consumed with an evil force words can not explain.
You don’t want to feel darkness, you truly are grasping at whatever you can to take you out of this dark place. Depression is like a vice grip on the mind and soul. It will squeeze until you literally can not function. It is very hard to face the reality you can’t just be “happy”. The thought becomes overwhelming. You find yourself sinking into a darkness you can’t explain, you can’t climb out of, you can’t control. It is an evil with tentacles of inescapable force that grip your mind and your soul.
Darkness is exhausting. You know “it” is coming like a tsunami. You can feel the rush flooding through your entire body. There is truly no escape. You can feel the roar of the sea of darkness in your ear, but you have no wisdom on how to muffle the sound or escape the force. You brace yourself as you know “it” is rushing to your soul. You learn through the years how to navigate the waves. You fight with all your being to keep your mind and body as your own. To others you appear happy and content, but inside you are twisted and broken.
Depression is a beast. Everyday you fight to save your mind and soul….To save your “life”…
RIP Robin Williams…Hugs to your family…
It’s a long hard day when the day is long and hard…
We drove to the airport. We talked about everything. You unloaded my suitcase. We hugged goodbye. I turned around to say “I love you”. You waved as you drove away. Jack and I jumped on a plane to go see our Minnesota Family.
We woke up in Minnesota. Life was beautiful. We sat down for lunch. We laughed. Your dad called from Texas. You were gone. My life changed forever. I will miss you forever. I will love you for eternity…
As the sun sets and the world calms
Know I will forever hold you in my arms
Your baby face and soft blonde hair
Will always be the memory I share
Today was not what I had planned
With grace and love I hold your hand
Be not afraid you are not alone
The tears I have are more for me
As I know you are now free
Heartache is a deep pain. It infiltrates your entire body. Please hold my heart in your hand.