Oh, those dark thoughts....the extended "funk". Been there, done that.
In Christen's words,
"......they are pervasive, like spectres hiding in shadow, lurking to take hold when an idle mind doth present itself. Keep busy.... Find diversions, Keep moving and doing. it's a short term strategy with the hopes that it will allow steps towards a longer term goal."
Her world of darkness brightened considerably, when Christen was able to save a life. It's not what you're thinking, however, but the story, which came to life in a video, brought me to tears. It will bring you to tears too. Happy tears.
Read more, and view the link, in her post, Hello Darkness, My Old Friend.
Christen is a married transgender woman who has held much of who she truly is inside of her for much of her life. You can go here to learn more about her.