As a testament to the progress I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I feel like I’ve accomplished more in the past 36 hours than I have in the past several weeks.
You don’t realize how debilitating the effects of depression can be until you start to come out of them. Especially when your self-affirmations include the practice of not stewing in misery — life can become very confusing and backwards.
While treatment comes much more readily than it does for substance abuse, it is important to note that a few hours of productivity and general positivism a cured brain does not make. There’s still plenty of time left on this clock, but right now I’m just grateful I can finally hear it ticking down.
It’s not “wrong” to feel bad, but it’s good to feel good again.