Excerpt from Musings of a Burnt-Out Visionary, A fictional journal of “the way things could have gone” inspired by real life events. It’s my NaNoWriMo project!
“Save me, please!
I find myself screaming this on the inside every day. It starts out as a whisper in the morning, as my alarm causes me to stir in my bed. I lie next to the greatest blessing in my life, whom I have begun to take very much for granted. I strive to feel the love that my depression has buried deep inside of me, but it is inaccessible, unattainable. It lies in wait; it hibernates. Oh how I wish I could hibernate as well. Never wake me! I try to say to the alarm. Put time on pause, please! Let me just sleep for three more weeks! Maybe then I can move around and scavenge for some food but not…
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