Category Archives: Depression

Caitlyn Jenner

I’ve been meaning to write about the Jenner interview with Diane Sawyer ever since it first aired. I even watched it again to make sure I didn’t miss anything that I’d want to mention here when I did get around … Continue reading

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The Distraction Problem

When I’m down about my gender problem, a good friend suggests I distract myself with a project. The problem is that I’m down so much, that’s all I seem to be doing. Distracting myself with work I need to get … Continue reading

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Going Back To the Old Neighborhood

It’s more than a little weird being back up in North Thornton. This was where I spent so many years in hiding. Now, I find myself back in familiar, yet unfamiliar surroundings that remind me where I was and how … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Bullying

I just finished reading an article in Rolling Stone called One Town’s War On Gay Teens. It’s about a school district in Michelle Bachmann’s Congressional District where fervent evangelical encouraged bullying ended up driving gays and lesbians underground and eventually … Continue reading

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Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

I took a week off from blogging because of an incident I might talk about here in a couple of days. I just didn’t feel like writing. But, I wanted to write about my feelings about the end of Don’t … Continue reading

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Depression, the endless loop.

Imagine the infinity sign. Once you get on the depression bus, it’s really hard to get off. You start off life being depressed. Being depressed keeps you from doing things you want to do. You get depressed and frustrated that … Continue reading

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