When Kelly Conner was diagnosed with breast cancer in January, her husband, Albert Conner, was with her through every step of the way. So when he found out that he couldn’t be with her during a chemotherapy appointment because of hospital restrictions due to COVID-19, he got creative and showed up at the cancer center
Leighton Accardo was a bubbly, sporty seven-year-old girl who loves playing softball and hockey. She is a member of the local hockey and softball teams in Chandler, Arizona but this softball season, she was not able to play as she had to stay in the hospital. She has recently diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, something
Caleb Brewer celebrated his 31st birthday in the most unconventional way possible. Instead of a day filled with merriment, the supposed-to-be special occasion was marked with peril and distress. But knowing that it all happened in the service of our country, the man who almost lost his life harbor no regrets. The U.S. Army Sgt. 1st
It is particularly difficult to feel confident in your own skin, especially when you know that you look different from most people. You walk out of the house, completely worried that someone would notice what’s unusual about you. You are afraid of the stares and mockery that you might receive from people who don’t understand why you are
A wedding is a celebration of love, commitment, and union. It also happens to be one of the most-awaited milestones in every relationship. And every celebration is twice as sweeter when shared with family, friends, and loved ones. One part of the wedding ceremony is the sentimental last dance of the bride with her father.
I’ve been writing for a few years now about a syndrome called Perfectly Hidden Depression. These are people who are inwardly struggling with depression, at times severe depression. But others would never guess that they were. They can act both intentionally, but also unconsciously, to deny and avoid pain or suffering. And they do it
10 Depression Quotes Depression is a serious mental health condition that can greatly affect a person’s behavior, emotions, and thinking. Also called major depressive disorder or clinical depression, this mental health issue is a common problem many people experience today. Depression usually involves a constant feeling of being down, miserable, or lonely. Sadly, over the
It’s during the worst storms of your life that you will get to see the true colors of the people who say they care for you. — Unknown It’s Not Just A Shirt!
I cannot even imagine where I am would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy, picked me up when I needed it, supported me when I felt I couldn’t stand. And gave me fresh perspective to face another day. Thank you. I love
If you know someone who’s depressed, please resolve never to ask them why. Depression isn’t a straightforward response to a bad situation; depression just is, like the weather. Try to understand the blackness, lethargy, hopelessness, and loneliness they’re going through. Be there for them when they come through the other side. It’s hard to be
Fall in love with your best friend. Someone you can talk to about anything and know they’ll hold no judgement. Someone who knows the darkest parts of you and loves you anyway, that knows all your flaws and loves you not in spite of them but because of them. Not someone that you can’t live
Sometimes we need someone to simply be there. Not to fix anything or do anything in particular, but just to let us feel we are supported and cared about. — Unknown