Why Lady Beltane is Taking a Break

Before you read the rest of this I want you to know I thought long and hard about whether or not to share the following information with you all. One of my guides kept pushing me to share a short version of my personal story in case it can help some reading it to seek help if they are depressed and feel like they are all alone. I plan on compiling a list during my healing time for the mental health crisis line in every state. So please if you feel like you’re all alone and no one would understand how you are feeling email me at ladybeltane@aol.com. if the information you will be readung about me makes you think I am a weaker person than you thought believe me the opposite is the truth as it takes a strong woman in my position in this coven to be honest about what I am going through right now.

For so long people with depression, anxiety and other mental health illnesses have been looked down upon and even shunned by family and friends. So they try to hide how they are feeling. Some wind up in the Summerlands by their own doing, some become street people, but the majority just hide behind a smile while saying their ok or fine.

This is what I have been doing since my knee surgery and the place I loved working shut down. I have dealt with clinical depression, anorexia, and a anxiety disorder for many years. Thankfully my anorexia is still under control but the other two things are raging right now to the point that I don’t want to do anything including get up and dressed. I asked Priestess Hypatia to take over CL for a couple of weeks so with my doctors and Kwan Yin’s help I can turn my downward sprail back into an upward one. I thank you all for the love, help, and support you’ve freely given me. But right now I’m so low I don’t feel I deserve any of it. I promise myself and you to come back the strong woman and leader I was before I allowed my depression and anxiety fully back into my life. If you have any questions for me about this post please email me and I will answer you as soon as I can. I ask that you please be patient a waiting my reply. Than  you.

The follow links are suggested reading put  here with the hope that it may help at least one person reading it or that it may help a friend or family of someone reading it.

Information from John Hopkins about Clinical Depression:

https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/conditions/adult/mental_health_disorders/major_depression_85,P00746

information  on Clinical Depression from Mayo Clinic:

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/depression/expert-answers/clinical-depression/faq-20057770This

Information  about Anxiety Disorders from psychiatric.org

https://www.psychiatry.org/patients-families/anxiety-disorders/what-are-anxiety-disorders

Information on Anxiety Disorders from WedMD.com:

https://www.webmd.com/anxiety-panic/guide/anxiety-disorders