Monday, April 21, 2014

Depression is hard to understand, because it is not a consistent state. Depression is rather like a virus, but like a virus, it has its manageable days and its acute, life-threatening flare-ups. You can be in a depression and still laugh at a friend’s joke or have a good night at dinner or manage low-level functioning. You grocery shop and stop to pet a puppy on the corner, talk to friends in a café, maybe write something you don’t hate. When this happens, you might examine your day for clues like reading tea leaves in a cup: Was it the egg for breakfast that made the difference? The three-mile run? You think, well, maybe this thing has moved on now. And you make no sudden moves for fear of attracting its abusive attention again.

But other times…

Other times, it’s as if a hole is opening inside you, wider and wider, pressing against your lungs, pushing your internal organs into unnatural places, and you cannot draw a true breath. You are breaking inside, slowly, and everything that keeps you tethered to your life, all of your normal responses, is being sucked through the hole like an airlock emptying into space. These are the times Holly Golightly called the Mean Reds.

I call it White Knuckling it.

Miles and Miles of No Man’s Land, Libba Bray (via babybirched)

"But the stigma of depression is that it comes with the sense that you shouldn’t have it to begin with. That it is self-indulgence or emotional incompetence rather than actual illness."

(via chokes)

Sunday, April 20, 2014

crazyfuzzyedges:

2x19: The Many Mouths of Andrew Colville 

“Why did you dress Clyde up like a shark?”

“Ms. Hudson is concerned the winter has been unduly harsh on him so she knitted him several turtle cozies. I find them amusing to look at - I thought it would be nice way to wake up.”

teatattoo:

NOTHING BETTER THAN SHOWERING AND PUTTING ON A BIG TSHIRT AND GETTING INTO BED WITH CLEAN SHEETS LITERALLY NOTHING DON’T FIGHT ME ON THIS

(Source: amlour)

wormwoodandhoney:

girls fighting evil: lady archers from all over the world who come to avenge allison argent

this has been requested for agesss

(they won’t be silent on this.)

wormwoodandhoney:

girls fighting evil: lady archers from all over the world who come to avenge allison argent

this has been requested for agesss

(they won’t be silent on this.)

I have looked at you
in millions of ways and
I have loved you in each
Haiku  (via m-i-nt-leaves)

(Source: lordoftheconquistador)

(Source: jamhutcherflin)



polmos:

Salvador Dali Taking His Anteater for a Walk, Paris 1969


polmos
:

Salvador Dali Taking His Anteater for a Walk, Paris 1969

revolutionariess:

characters that go through hell yet still believe in the goodness of humanity, still hope for the best despite everything, refuse to let darkness consume them because someone somewhere is always going to be good are literally my favourite, because they give me that little hope too