I have talked about depression a fair amount during the years I've been blogging. It's something that I have learned to live with.
Reading back over some of the posts I've published on this blog helps me to recognise warning signs, put things into perspective, and just get on with dealing with my state of mind.
We don't talk about any kind of mental illness often enough. There is still a stigma attached to it, so when someone asks us "How are you?", we say "Fine" and we're far from fine.
Here are some of my posts on Depression, which may just be of use to those of you in the same boat.
The first one posted in 2009:
The third one did make me wonder about my current back pain.
There are more posts on this topic but I think that's enough for now.