When life gives you lemons, we’re told to make lemonade. To make the sour palatable, we water down the lemon concentrate and add sugar or honey to sweeten. But I can only drink so much lemonade before the acidity gives me acid reflux.
When life is giving you nothing but lemons, it might be time to change your life. Cut down the lemon tree grove and plant something else.
I want to do just that, have a control burn on my LIFE’S gameboard. Not only are things going wrong, but they seem to be compounding daily. My drawing tablet died three weeks ago and cost too much and it’s not worth it to fix. Then, my laptop crapped out and my work is changing. The pressure is mounting over so many fronts.
I’m leaving details out, but just think of the worst suckest day you had and repeat it every day. Ya, it sucks but that is the tip of the iceberg.
It is said as an adult almost 80% of what we think is negative. That is the general population. Isolate that to people living with a mental illness, well I know my percentage would be in the 90s’.
I can’t believe that this is my life, stuck in a depression loop going full circle and starting the suckiness all over again. Like a bad rerun, no one cares to see or waste time on.
I’m in a forest of lemon trees and I can’t see a way out of it. My negative talk is wearing me down. The echoes in my head are saying what a failure I am and how worthless I am.
Originally Posted at Chato Stewart’s Mental Health Humor at Psych Central: https://blogs.psychcentral.com/humor
We’ve talked about taking medication the last few blog posts. Whether you are for medication or for something stronger and all natural like COFFEE, I feel it’s a personal choice.
Stewart, Chato. (2018). Monday. Psych Central. Retrieved on Nov 26, 2018, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/humor/2018/11/mental-health-turkey-humor/
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