Isolation, the pandemic, and winter depression

Pandemic With COVID-19 numbers here in Alberta, Canada getting rather high restrictions have been added to socializing (some would say a tad late on that count). Anyway, that means we cannot socialize outside of our household. We cannot go to other people's houses and we cannot have people over to ours. Unless we want to … Continue reading Isolation, the pandemic, and winter depression

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

My doctor seems to think I have Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). By the way, I rather disagree with whoever named that- I have SAD. I have the SADs. It doesn't sound as serious as it can be with a name like that. SAD is a depression related to the changes of the seasons- typically fall … Continue reading Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)