‘Depression and Me’

Relly Annett-Baker writing about her own depression:

That’s what depression does. It takes something that should be joyous and challenging and full of discoveries, and turns it into a time of loneliness, fear and a desperate feeling of not being good enough. Of shredding every last ounce of self-esteem and self-respect. It turns you into your worst enemy. It feeds off your inner self doubt.

Fascinating read, and scary to think how “silent” depression is — something that many people don’t know they have and those around them may not be able to help with. Even then, even with all the help, sometimes, well sometimes…

Originally posted for members on: January 23, 2013
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