We make funny memes about how the Holiday Season has us freaking out, and we laugh and laugh. Meanwhile our hearts are hurting. We end up on the other side of January wondering where the joy went, why it can’t be like it was when we were a child.
In a raw and honest interview, Daigle explains that she sought help from a therapist and a neurologist to get her mental health back on track and combat the loneliness and isolation brought on by the pandemic.
"My husband looked at me and asked why I was home so early and I told him, he didn't even know, because if you didn't know, married couples with jobs often take separate showers, and people with depression are super good at hiding it."
"I remember the weight. Feeling the darkness drag me down to a place I thought even God couldn’t go. Where I was a nothing and nothing really mattered. Where loneliness devoured my insides but no human being could fill the void. In that moment, I knew only the darkness."