Cycling Depression

Rider Down: Robin Williams (1951-2014)

Robin Williams died today; news reports are indicating that it was a suicide. Robin was one of our clients when I worked at A Bicycle Odyssey in Sausalito from 1994-2001. While he was often “on” when other customers were around, the time he spent at the shop after closing were some of the most enjoyable […]

Cycling Depression

2014 Ride #65 (Duh Loop)

I know that Friday’s ride barely counts, but this is the fourth day in a row that I have been on the bike. Legs felt good today, but my lungs weren’t really cooperating … was breathing like my HR was in the 170s when it was actually only in the high 140s and low 150s. […]

Cycling Depression

2014 Ride #53 (Emi+The Loop)

This is when I know that I’m really in a funk. I should be happy that I did 38+ miles with 2400 feet of climbing. Instead, my first thoughts were to be bummed about how much it hurt and how long it took. This is what I was referring to in yesterday’s post when I […]

Depression Life

If I had a superpower …

Why hello there again Dysthymia! Wish I could say that I’ve missed you, but that would be a lie, and I’ve always prided myself on being honest … at least to others, if not always to myself. Every once in awhile, I come across some sort of personality quiz that either asks what sort of […]


Dysthymia sucks

You know something isn’t right when you start to dread something you’ve been looking forward to for 9 months. I’m beginning think I may need different meds, because I haven’t been this down since I got divorced.

Depression Life

No matter where you go …

Feeling very down in the dumps today. A number of friends going through events I can’t really help them with, as much as I want to … I recognize that some things people have to deal with in their own time, in their own manner. I’m also feeling very isolated & alone myself, like my […]