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Depression Free

Monday, June 07, 2010

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I didn't think that I would ever see this day... The day that I realize that I am depression free. If you have ever been depressed, then you know the feeling it causes and the chains that hold on to you. I didn't have the ability to be happy. Yesterday I saw the pictures of when I was born for the very first time in my 24 years of life. They were pictures that my birth mother had. I was born c-section. She looked so happy, yet what she was about to do was the hardest thing a mother could do... she gave me a better life through adoption. When I saw those pictures, I just cried and cried and cried. I had never heard the story of my birth, and here it was in color. The phrases that I thought were: "I'm a person; I am normal; I am loved." Those were phrases that didn't exist in my depression. I have now found a new perception on life. I have a future to look forward to instead of waiting for the day that I get to leave this earth. There are places I want to go, things I want to see, and dreams I want to achieve. This new open book in my life is helping me to reach those things. I am preparing my life for each day and each day to come. I am making new habits, I am taking things one decision at a time, and I am learning to love myself. I am so glad to share this with all of you and I hope it SPARKS hope for someone else!!! God Bless!!! emoticon
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  • v MRSRAM
    Jenna this is such a wonderful story! I am glad that you got to experience that joy and peace in your heart.
    2272 days ago
  • v SHARON10002
    Jenna,

    emoticon I am so very happy to read these words from you! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon What a feeling that must be! You must feel like emoticon ing!

    I can only imagine how seeing those birth pictures must have made you feel. emoticon It is so difficult when we feel that there are parts of ourselves that are "missing". Know that you have indeed received a miracle today! You are truly blessed, and I am so HAPPY for you!

    Keep the blogs coming!

    Your life will unfurl in front of you like a beautiful emoticon , and each day will hold emoticon emoticon just for you!

    Lots of emoticon to you from me, and a big emoticon , too!

    Sharon




    2273 days ago
  • v EVLOBOS310
    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon I'm so happy for you! I know what it's like to have depression and to feel like you will never be happy. Congrats on being happy and depression free! I hope you live a full and happy life from now on!
    2273 days ago
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