The ‘everything’s an effort’ of depression

Darrel Griffin
2 min readAug 9, 2021
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Sunday, August 8, 2021

Dear Diary,

Last night a friend had a launch event for a charity. I bought a ticket a month ago and had every intention of attending. Until the day of the event, that is. I awoke on Saturday knowing it was going to be a bit of a Black Dog Day. They’re rarer than they used to be and arguably less intense. Nonetheless, they tend to rob me of…