Posts Tagged: depression

  • Wanted: Acceptance?

    Wanted: Acceptance?

       Everybody wants to feel accepted on some level. Even people who consider themselves to be outsiders or lone wolves want to be accepted as such.  The hurt of being unwanted or intentionally left out of a group is a bruising and long lasting one. I have been there. It is no fun.  At 36,

  • Fitness Quest: The Impact of Stress

    Fitness Quest: The Impact of Stress

    Fitness Quest is a weekly column in which the journey of losing 90 pounds is chronicled online in hopes of helping other people as well as providing a catalyst for motivation. I deal with fun things like depression and anxiety. With medication, a balanced daily routine and focus, I can keep it under control. When things that I cannot control spiral