How To Face The Day

"Mom, do I have to get up?" "Yes, Jennifer, you have to get up. You are the Mom!"

I would begin most days coaching myself to get up and be the grown-up I was supposed to be. But, I didn't want to face the day because that day was probably going to be like all the yesterdays ... dark, hard and long.

That's how I felt most mornings for a solid year.

It was a long year of depression that was like nothing I'd ever experienced. I had been blind since a teenager and I was used to darkness; physically, that is. But, this darkness was different. It was scary and stifling. I had more fatigue than faith.

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