I and those closest to me are noticing that I am less depressed than usual, despite the fact that I still have ongoing challenges in my life. It has not always been easy for me to feel or be this way, often times a struggle that I would not wish on anyone. But, I have put a lot of work into getting better.
First, it had to start with me and my choices. Again, not easy, takes time and it helps to have a "not giving up" attitude and realize how worthy I am of getting better. Self care is a huge such as, keeping my appointments and having healthy me time has been essential in not having that depressive cloud constantly following me around.
It is liberating to feel some sense of normality within me, my body and brain. I plan on continuing this journey and hopefully deal the best I can with any obstacle's that may come my way, I don't want to lose what I have been working so hard for. Having mental and emotional stability is priceless.