Monthly Archives: April 2013

Day 5 – My Climb Out of Depression

April 30, 2013 Better or worse?  Who can tell.  I confessed (partially) to B about how bad I’m feeling. Yesterday, I returned to the gym for another hour plus of cardio exercise.  I sat with Lou (virtually at 9) for … Continue reading

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Day 4 – My Climb Out of Depression

April 29, 2012 Oops! Clearly this is NOT working! I felt worse than ever yesterday!  Why can’t I ask for help? Why must I endlessly spin my wheels? Felt highly anxious and depressed all day.  Went for a walk with … Continue reading

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Day 3 – My Climb Out of Depression

Day 3 – april 28, 2013 Yesterday I went to the gym and did cardio for 70 minutes during which time I watched the first part of IDIOCRACY (not a great move by any stretch of the imagination but it … Continue reading

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Day 2 – My Climb Out of Depression

Day 2 – april 27, 2013 Yesterday I admitted to being deeply depressed and I listed the following seven “problems” that are currently hold me in a depressive mood. No money No energy Lack of sobriety / recovery from my … Continue reading

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Questions from a Beginning Meditator

A friend sent me these questions from a beginning meditator. I thought I’d post them along with my answers (opinions really, after all, who am I to say?!). 1. How do you know you have entered a meditative state or … Continue reading

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There’s no Denying it any Further; I am Depressed

Day 1 – april 26, 2013 I am depressed. I am nearly totally out of money. I’ve not worked in over a half a year.  I have nearly completed exhausted my savings and resources.  In the last few months I … Continue reading

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