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Author: Shower for the Soul

If you’re still soldering on through isolation, I’m proud of you

I guess it doesn’t hit me until I turn on the news or read the daily COVID meme. This is when I think to myself of what day of the week is it or, better yet, what day are we on. 50? 55? 60? I lost count, like many others, after the first month.

It took me years to realize that I was going to the bar every night with my depression – my pals were just tagging along.

Today is a pretty momentous occasion. I was finally able to put in words how I felt when I went to bars for seven years.It took me that long but I’ve been able to form it into a sentence. Here it is:

I was going to the bar every night with my depression – my pals were just tagging along.

Get active May 20th and help me raise money for Daya Counselling Centre

Ten years ago next month, I lost a very dear friend. She chose to leave the earth on her own terms. It’s how she lived her life and it’s the way she left the many that loved her dearly. We all still miss her and I think of her constantly. This is why I thought it was a sign from the universe – and her – to take part in this virtual event May 30th, 2020. It’ll be just less than 2 weeks after the 10 year anniversary of Mercedes’ passing.