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Valentine's Day Depression and the SADs

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I've been in love and I've been heartbroken enough times in my life to know that the experience can be both exhilarating and devastating. At this point I'd rather be single and a bit lonely than miserable and in a relationship.  I don’t often let the #valentinesdayblues get to me, but when I do I drink Old Milwaukee Non-Alcoholic Beer because I do my best to stay alcohol free this time of year 😆 🍻

Beware friends, even in San Diego the short daylight hours can give me the #wintertimeblues If you’re extra sad today or this time of year, remember you are not alone. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a real thing. I think a lot of people get it and don’t even realize it. I’ve been dealing with SAD my whole life and I didn’t realize it until I was 35 years old (7 years ago). As a teenager growing up in Virginia I would get suicidal in the winter months, especially January & February. About 3 years ago I really learned some ways to combat SAD, including reducing/elimin…