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Prism & Pen

The Trade-off

Overcoming depression but losing sleep

Photo by Sammy Williams on Unsplash

When I was a teenager and later, as a young adult, I suffered through long periods of depression. The depth of the depression waxed and waned but was always with me, like a bad memory or a relative I couldn’t shake. My condition did have a few saving graces, particularly the 8 or 9 hours a night I spent asleep, lost in a slumber that allowed me to escape from the negative…

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Judah Leblang

Judah Leblang

I'm a Boston writer/storyteller. I've written the memoir "Echoes of Jerry,” and numerous commentaries for NPR stations around the US. More at judahleblang.com