Monthly Archives: February 2019

The Deep, Dark Abyss – Teresa’s Depression Journey

The next installment of our series - Let’s Talk About the Grief Stages/Journey - is about Depression. If you missed the introduction or would like a review of the stages, take a look at part 1 - Let’s Talk About The Grief Journey and Stages. A reminder of the “stages” they are not a linear…
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Prepping for Valentine’s Day

It’s Valentine’s Day.  Candy, Hearts, Stuffed animals, Flowers, Mushy cards are everywhere.   You’re a widow. Your partner is no longer here. Can we just skip all this crap and move on? Teresa--Augh. I remember that oh too well that feeling of God, can I just skip this “holiday”.  The sick to my stomach feeling…
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Grief and Depression – What’s the Difference?

Depression and Grief can often present itself in similar ways. Depression is a disease that requires a  clinical diagnosis. Grief and bereavement are not a disease - they are part of our human experience. Often, the two - depression and grief - have similar symptoms or triggers. However, they are different and distinct and have…
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