One Man. Talking About His Life. With Depression.

One Man. Talking About His Life. With Depression.

“I’m ready to tell my story. It’s time.” That’s what I heard from Stuart Walker, owner of Clubhaus Fitness, a tall, muscular guy with a boisterous laugh and incredibly busy schedule. He knew I was researching Perfectly Hidden Depression....
My Own Struggle With Panic Attacks

My Own Struggle With Panic Attacks

I remember the night that I finally had to admit there was something wrong. And that something was mental illness. March 1984. It was the night I opened the doors into a big, swanky hotel lounge in Dallas, filled with friends, but mostly strangers, all having a good...
Am I Over Empty Nest?  Who Am I Kidding…

Am I Over Empty Nest? Who Am I Kidding…

My son Rob surprised me last weekend. Showed up Friday night when my husband and I were out having dinner, about to go the fantastic Artosphere Symphony. I was a mess.  Crying.  Introduced him to the waiter.  “This is my son.  He works in Conway.  I didn’t...
Talking With Dad

Talking With Dad

When I was in my early 20’s, I called my Dad. Asked him to have lunch with me. “Don’t you want your Mom to come?” “Well, Dad, no…. This time, I want it to be just you and me.” “Well, okay. That’s fine.” Up to...