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by Stephanie on March 3, 2016 · 2 comments

in Heavy Stuff

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Is this thing on?

It’s been a while since I wrote on the blog. Four months to be exact. The break definitely wasn’t planned.

At the end of October I fell into the worst bout of depression I’ve had in a couple of years. It lasted a solid two months and I was low. Work was all I could manage and there were plenty of times when I could barely do that.

I found a lot of comfort in Netflix this time around.  I latched on to the shows like they were a lifeline and they allowed me to detach from my painful reality enough to keep functioning when necessary.  This isn’t a coping mechanism I’d recommend exactly, but you do what you can to feel better.  The shows were Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, and Bones. Thank you David Boreanaz, you got me through some dark times.

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My newest crush.

In late December I started to feel better but it was a slow road to really feeling like myself again.  At that time I started thinking about blogging but I didn’t take the steps to actually do it.  I’ve gone back and forth on whether to start up again. There are pros and cons, like with anything.  I do miss the outlet and the more I think about it, I’m just not ready to let it go yet.  So here I am.  Let’s see where this goes, shall we?

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