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Raw Depression

Warning to readers: If you are currently depressed you may find this description of my last bout of depression troubling.

Sometimes my disease — Major Depressive Disorder — comes out of nowhere and beats me to a pulp. And sometimes, like now, I try to describe it, although I know it is quite indescribable.

In my younger days I was diagnosed as bipolar 1, (the most severe) but nowadays they say since I’m old I’m…

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Former print journalist, former mayor, retired law enforcement officer. Writing about politics and government along with random personal essays.

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Carol Burt

Former print journalist, former mayor, retired law enforcement officer. Writing about politics and government along with random personal essays.