So Low: A Postscript

OK, so this morning I was in a pretty low place.

This little postscript is a tribute to the dearly beloved who cajoled/nagged/forced me to go out for a coffee.

It was a game changer.

Not only that, it demonstrates the importance of a “support team” when dealing with mental health.

I’m fortunate to have my partner who helps me out, but I know not everyone has a supportive person to share their home with. I hope online communities can pick up at least some of the slack.

In the meantime – kudos to those who kick us out the door! You’ve done well.

thanks heart

P.S. If anyone can tell me why WordPress continually recommends “Oceania” as a tag for my posts, I’d be interested to hear the answer!

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5 responses to “So Low: A Postscript

  1. I am so glad to hear that you are doing better. Support teams are essential to my well being. I live with two of the best, but in addition to them my weekly support group and even friends on line help out when I’m having issues.

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  2. Hurray for your dearly beloved! It sometimes takes a lot to get out the door but it is so worth it. Alas, I do not have a support team at home and it can be challenging. Well, the cat insists that I at least get out of bed to feed her, so there is that. 😉

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    • Huzzah to your cat! Yes, I do realize how lucky I am. Well, as a general rule I’m not a huge fan of the word ‘lucky’ in cases like this – let’s say instead that I made a wise choice some years ago which has continued to work out well! 🙂

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