Documenting Depression: Routine

Will Leffert Documenting Depression

When you live with depression, routine can be anything but. Jess has a harder time than most, due to the struggles she has to deal with on top of her anxiety, BPD & depression. Routine tasks aren’t all that suffer, though; even things that are generally enjoyed can end in pain. Jess loves the bathtub. We always joke about her …

Documenting Depression: Medication

Will Leffert Documenting Depression

This week, Jess went to pick up a prescription for medication to treat her depression. Depression medication plays a major role in treatment. Just like muscle relaxers for my TMJ disorder, or my antihistamines for my allergies, Depression medication is designed to help treat ailments of the mind. Jess’s doctor (not to be confused with her therapist) wrote up a …

Documenting Depression

The Face Of Mental Illness: Documenting Depression

Will Leffert Documenting Depression

This is Jess, my girlfriend. We’re documenting depression. Jess suffers from severe depression, anxiety disorder, and borderline personality disorder. There are numerous factors that have contributed to her pain. Her childhood was less than spectacular. Her adult life hasn’t fared much better, sadly. She has suffered so much in life that it is no wonder she hurts. Thankfully, she has …

Website Redesign: (Animated) Cloud-Filled Mind

Will Leffert Case Studies, Web & The Internet

It wasn’t much long ago I redesigned this site with some experimental UI & animation. It was fun, it was interesting. It was also unusable by a good swath of visitors. How do I know that? Not many people made it past the splash page, according to my analytics. I had hoped that the twin spinning ball animation would be …

An argument for universal healthcare

Will Leffert Editorial

I’m sitting here writing this as one of countless pleas from numerous people in the US who desperately need better healthcare. I’m 33 years old; soon to be 34. I’ve got a great job. I’ve got health insurance. I also can’t afford to go to the ER like I should have. Let me start at the beginning. I’ve got 2 …

Pretty Lady Tonight

Get Free Music With My New Website

Will Leffert The Music Industry

To celebrate the launch of my new website, I’m releasing a new single for you to download, free of charge! While I was recording Government Hold Music, I decided to do a tune for my girlfriend about how we met. “Pretty Lady, Tonight” tells the story about the night we met, and is in an improvised style. I laid down …

Ghost Recon: Wildlands – The Game I’ve Been Waiting For

Will Leffert Personal

I love open world games for one specific reason: I can do whatever I want (assuming they are done properly), however I want. Ghost Recon Wildlands, the latest in the Ghost Recon series, delivers in spades. In fact, it delivers the game I’ve been wanting to pay for years; An open-world shooter that allows you plenty of customization and playstyles. …