I look at this Blog that I’ve created like a new chapter in my life. The reason I chose depression as my blog topic is because like many others I have suffered from it for many years. I want to be able to discuss my past, the present and what is to come of this life. I grew up believing that a mental illness like depression was a weakness and that it is forbidden for men to show this weakness. I like the word trudge because i feel that is how I have walked through this life, slowly with a troubled mind. So much is missed when you live with depression and I want to minimize that. I am unsure if I will be able to but I must try for me and my family, we all must try.