So, this return to the blog has been interesting…
I was under the paw of the black dog of depression for a long time. Well, a long time for me. Not compared to those who have struggled always, but it took two years out of my creative life.
Recently, I got help and I’m feeling much better (you can read that story here if you want to) and the words are flowing again.
But what words! Something interesting has happened. I don’t know whether it’s the relief – make that the unbridled joy – of feeling normal again, or whether it’s opening up about my malfunctioning brain, but it seems my filter has fallen off.
In one week back on the blog, I’ve posted about mental health (mine, as above), music (nothing new there) and religion. I don’t know what the modern list is for ‘things you shouldn’t talk about at the dinner table’ (or on social media), but I think I’ve hit two of them there!