Author Archives: Cheryl Kelly

Things I’m Thankful For

This holiday season, I have a lot to be thankful for.  My son, Joe, is doing well.  He’s learned to manage his depression and the child I once thought would never make it out of the 9th grade is now looking at careers and colleges.  I pinch myself every day...

Destigmatizing Depression

This month, I intended on writing a post with a lighter, humorous look at living with depression.  But, with the sudden death of comedic actor Robin Williams, I chose to talk about helping educate others about this often misunderstood disease.  We’ve all been there baring our souls attempting to share...

How I Lost My Job

“Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.” – Emily Brontë, 19th  ― century English novelist & poet best known for Wuthering Heights. I learned this the hard way. My pride cost me dearly, financially, emotionally and mentally. I lost my job and plunged into a deep depression all while trying...