Photo taken by contributor Jim, a man from Texas who has struggled with depression for much of his life.
About this photo: “This image is such a reflection of my state and my life. I recently retired and did not want to continue living where I was. I didn’t want to be where everyone saw me as who I had been. I wanted to become just a face (or two feet) in the crowd. I somehow thought that would help me find some pieces to complete the puzzle.
One must be careful what you wish for. I so hoped if I took the leap the net would appear. I wish I would have stayed pigeon toed safely away from the edge of the board. No net, just free falling…”