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Daily Journal: Isolation and depression

In Journal on November 7, 2013 at 3:46 pm
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Read the magnet. via tatianamik

One of the major feelings of depressions is isolation. This makes things worse for me. I am isolated. I am 1150 miles from home. I am 1160 miles from my best friends. It would take me 20 hours of driving time to get there. That’s 0 stops and praying traffic is decent in the cities. It was like 24 hours on the trip here. I make use of various things, texts, Skype, Ventrillo with my guild, Facebook, twitter to keep in some form of communication.  I have the cats but they are just not the same as human contact.  I don’t make close friends easily. There are many people I am friendly with, but none that are close as my 3 best friends. We can be apart for years, but the minute we’re back together we’re just the same as we were. I miss that. We were together for a while, but now life is spreading us out again.  But the fact that I work as a travel and I’m so temporary in an area complicates the isolation of the depression. Plus I’m night shift. I’m asleep while everyone else is awake. I’m awake when everyone else is asleep. The isolation is pretty well a fact of life. Some days I feel more connected to characters in fictional stories than I do real people. I see more of their lives. I think this is part of the reason I prefer TV shows over movies. I get to spend longer with the characters. I get into their lives. I spend a lot of time with audiobooks as well. Comments help, it’s like starting a conversation. I know someone is listening and wants to communicate.

I now know why the entire internet slows down at 3 am.

In Uncategorized on September 21, 2010 at 4:39 pm
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I’ve figured out why the internet slows down at 3 am. I’ve just gotten 5 mass emails from stores that I do subscribe to. That’s why the entire internet’s so slow at 3 am. All the mass email happens at that time.

Twitter Rambling summary

In Uncategorized on February 2, 2009 at 1:59 am
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Just my random twitter scribblings for today.

  • 03:49 @demonasolace I went to Taco Mac. Then Wally world. #
  • 13:50 @amelia_book is in the shower. I am ready. #
  • 13:53 @lethann Carpool would be good. #
  • 18:10 At the Anti-Superbowl party #
  • 22:37 @devlynmoreland good night #
  • 22:41 Okay for those who don’t know I’ve got a trial WoW account. On Earthenring. Name Book #
  • 22:46 Congrats to the Steelers!!!!! Go Steel Town. #
  • 22:46 @demonasolace Hey it’s still a trial account. #
  • 23:06 GI Joe trailer tinyurl.com/br857a #
  • 23:18 OH: “You’re not watching the SuperBowl? How unAmerican.” Us: “No we’re being rebellious. Very American.” #
  • 01:07 Getting sick of getting killed by stuff 2 levels below me cause they are ganging up on me in WoW. #

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Twitter Rambling summary

In Uncategorized on February 1, 2009 at 1:07 am
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Just my random twitter scribblings for today.

  • 01:09 McDonald’s being cute under the covers. #
  • 01:37 Burn After Reading I turned it off. It wasn’t even funny for a black comedy. #
  • 09:48 I need to go out and get cat food #
  • 10:12 @ottom I’m up for it. As long as cat food shopping will be done after. #
  • 10:20 @ottom up IHOP is closer to my place. Why don’t we meet there? #
  • 10:24 @danabrit Arizona Cardinals #
  • 11:08 I am setting next to a 17 day old little boy. His first big trip out of the house. #
  • 11:43 @demonasolace oh no!!!! #
  • 11:45 @demonasolace agh. Did dave sabotagge it? #
  • 13:57 @demonasolace And that’s why you need to move to ATL #
  • 15:48 SLFN: +Plus:
    So it’s my monthly update . School is fun, it just soaks up a lot of energy.
    We have a .. ping.fm/s1ecH #
  • 16:26 @lethann I am in the Mac section. #
  • 20:48 @demonasolace Was it saying that through facebook? It’s a phishing site. They’ve had a lot of that scam happening recently. #
  • 20:50 @demonasolace Your photos aren’t there, they want your username/password. Then they hack into your account and post that to all friends #
  • 20:52 @demonasolace It wasn’t your friend who posted. It was your friend who’s account got hacked. #
  • 20:55 @demonasolace tinyurl.com/595p9m #
  • 22:01 @Amelia_Book We were discussing this over pancakes this morning. #
  • 22:57 @Amelia_Book That’s after he ate so many treats that he threw up. #
  • 23:41 @wilw My cats want all doors open. Including closets. #
  • 23:51 It’s midnight and I’m hungry. Anyone want to go out for food??? #
  • 23:52 @lethann photo when you’re done before you go to bed then. #
  • 23:53 @lethann Anything else open besides Steak & Shake? #
  • 23:54 @lethann k. thanks #
  • 23:58 @lethann That’s what I get for passing out and sleeping the evening away. #

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Twitter Rambling summary

In Uncategorized on January 21, 2009 at 2:32 am

Just my random twitter scribblings for today.

  • 03:57 Overheard:
    W
    1: Are you pregnant?
    2: No it’s not a do it yourself project. #
  • 04:35 Overheard at work:
    1: Peeing like Niagra Falls
    2: The Canadian side or the American side? #
  • 19:47 @lethann I like Tweetie but it is paid. #
  • 19:50 @lethann I like ping.fm for posting to multiple places. Like Plurk & Twitter & Facebook status, but you don’t get everyone else. #
  • 20:17 @lethann do we need to go get you an iTunes gift card. #
  • 20:25 Can I beat up this computer at work? #
  • 20:40 Watching the presidential ball at work. During first dance, I tried to read Obama’s lips. I think he told Michelle “I love you” #
  • 23:17 @Amelia_Book did you hit McD with the water or something else? #
  • 00:57 @amelia_book no you’d throw the cats. #

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Software wish

In Tech on January 16, 2009 at 4:49 pm
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Okay I’m dreaming about software again.

1. Mac compatible. And I’d also love an iPhone version.

2. Something that will post to multiple services like via the Ping.fm site

3. Will give me updates from Twitter & Plurk friends.

Twitter Rambling summary

In Uncategorized on January 9, 2009 at 12:44 am

Just my random twitter scribblings for today.

  • 19:00 Awake. Finally. #
  • 20:41 @amelia_book isn’t up yet. #
  • 21:05 @lethann I am in the line checking out. #
  • 22:11 @lethann if you all go to be just Twitter me & let me know and we’ll be there at 4. L still isn’t up yet and I need to do stuff like litter #
  • 22:16 Boo thinks he is going to shadowcon twitpic.com/10yt3 #
  • 22:16 @lethann Sorry. If you need to go to bed. Let me know & we’ll just show up there at 4. #
  • 22:26 Mcdonald is wondering is he is cute enough will I stay. twitpic.com/10ywe #
  • 22:29 ping.fm/p/DVNvE – Boo thinks he is going to shadowcon #
  • 22:33 ping.fm/p/WQMPJ – Mcdonald thinks I will stay if he is cute enough #

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World History Poll

In Uncategorized on August 24, 2008 at 1:15 am
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Do you know your world history? What do you think the answer is? There will be more of these coming along. Try your hand at it.

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