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anxiety coping skills depression faith recovery

Putting on My Happy Face

I’m not going to lie. Past 24-48 hrs didn’t feel great. Tomorrow until about mid October, I have 2 conferences to present short papers in, a week long seminar/workshop and preaching once.  Well, maybe that isn’t so bad.  But yesterday morning until now, it felt like an insurmountable amount of overwhelming tasks before me. But […]

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depression health recovery

Long term use of antidepressants

This article about new concerns about long term use of antidepressants got me so excited! New Concerns – article on WSJ 8/29/2019 I was going to go talk to my psychiatrist and lobby to get off my antidepressants since I’ve been doing so well, functional and all.  But then I read the following paragraph… “The […]

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christianity faith god prayer recovery religion theology

You are my God

“You are my God, and I will give thanks to you; you are my God, I will extol you” (Psalm 118:28) Dear God, you are my God.  You have created me, you have sustained me, you have brought me out of darkness, you gave me life that I could live, testifying to your goodness.  You […]

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god recovery relationship

PTL for getting through another year

Birthdays no longer feel as special as they used to feel.  Nonetheless, having a day to remember that I have made it through another year is a true blessing.  In the past year, I started my first job as a chaplain, took two courses at a local seminary, stayed healthy and stable.  What more could […]

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boston depression faith health new york recovery relationship

a year already?

wow, i moved to nyc about a year ago. it’s shocking what i was like when i came to ny last year and how much i have changed. happy to report that change has been for the better! who knew leaving boston and moving to ny would be one of he best decisions i ever […]