Depression is My Goliath

Give me a slingshot

Hope Rising
Know Thyself, Heal Thyself
2 min readApr 2, 2023

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Photo by Mateus Campos Felipe on Unsplash

My memory is delightfully odd.

Childhood recollections elude me, but I can remember the commercial for Cymbalta with eerie accuracy. The wind-up wooden doll, the litany of side effects, and the words, “depression hurts.”

Sometimes, I wish depression hurt, but it doesn’t. It simply feels the way I do as I let my eyes bore twin holes in…

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Hope Rising
Know Thyself, Heal Thyself

Divorced, biracial woman | 23 going on 65 | Editor for Out of the Woods | I write to heal myself and others | Support me at https://ko-fi.com/aashaanna