Depression: a misunderstood reality
From my “Moving Forward: The Early Years of Redefining Me”
… It was in the midst of all this therapy and all these different visits that I began to struggle to emotionally handle the strain of two special needs kids. My sense of self, tied to how well I handled all the kids’ various medications, appointments, and therapy sessions, began to splinter. My emotions began to spiral downward.
I convinced myself–in the way only a person who’s hit