From Rock Bottom to The Top of the World; The Influence of the Capitals Run to the Stanley Cup

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Sports has a magical way of bringing people together. Turning on a game or going to a stadium or arena, it’s a unique getaway from one’s  problems. Sometimes we get emotionally invested in the team we are rooting for, getting very happy when they win or really upset when they lose. One year ago, like the Capitals, a lot of things had happened to me and I was at my lowest. Rock bottom sort of speak.  Without going into a  lot of  detail, I’ll say that I have struggled for several years battling a disease called depression.

Depression is not something that should be taken lightly. A lot of people are dealing with one thing or another. It not only affects you if you’re going through it, it affects those around you, ESPECIALLY the ones who care about you the most. In the fall of last year there wasn’t one day that went by where I wouldn’t sit there and just wish I did one thing or another differently.

Thankfully there were two things going on that kept me in check: my jobs and of course, Capitals hockey. Continue reading “From Rock Bottom to The Top of the World; The Influence of the Capitals Run to the Stanley Cup”