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Saturday, November 16, 2013

Dark nights...they are so long. I was helped to realize that my depression really does start when the time changes. I don't like to go places at night which leaves me in my apartment for a long night.

The chill in the air has also made my arthritis act up. So not only am I dealing with emotional pain...I have physical pain on top of it.

Dark nights...short days. And yet I can be thankful for my many blessings. I have a house over my head with heat. I have food for my stomach. Medication to help with my mental and physical issues. Family, friends and a great church family to talk to and ask for help.

So all is not bleak in my life.

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  • LOOD1962
    I too have been depressed lately. Maybe that's what is wrong with me. I always get the blues this time of year. I don't know if it's SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) or the holidays coming up or the time change. Whatever it is, I don't like it. emoticon
    2660 days ago
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    Hang in there. Yes, let's count our blessings. Not all is bleak.

    Have a good week!

    100+ Pounds Team

    2660 days ago
    This time of year can be difficult. I'm like you and hate the long nights. I miss still being outside at 8 PM before it starts getting dark. The shortest day of the year is a little over a month away and then the day light will start to get LONGER. That's what I am looking forward to. I am also thankful for many things and two of them are the company of my kitties. They do help the long nights pass faster.

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    2661 days ago
  • FRAN0426
    Oh the hours of light sure do get shoter every week, it does make for long nights. I don't blame you for not wanting to go out by youself at night. I wouldn't do that either. Your right we must count our blessings so many people would love the house and food we are able to enjoy each day.
    2661 days ago
  • no profile photo CD14034154

    I understand your feelings changing with the time, as mine did also. I don't get depressed, but I detest going out in the dark and only if push comes to shove will I go out in the dark. I too, have the long nights in the house, but it's okay. I have Family Life Radio on literally 24/7, as my Pastor helped me to understand that darkness CAN'T abide where the Word of God is spoken, so when I leave my radio on all day and all night, it gives me great comfort to hear HIS WORDS!!!

    Be blessed,

    - Nancy Jean -
    2661 days ago
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