It’s always easier for them to say than for me to do. I hear a lot of “why don’t you do this or that?” Really? Geez, I never thought of that before. Or I hear, “You just need to leave the house and you’ll feel better.” Minus the exhaustion of carrying 10,000 lbs of misery around, I’m sure I would.

Newspaper reporter in Eastern Iowa. The views expressed are mine alone.

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