One of the first posts on Depressed Academics was "What is it like to be depressed?"
In that post I talked about my pointer. I often feel I can assess a day at a rough number from about -10 to +10.
In a possibly rash experiment I've decided to start announcing my pointer to the world via twitter.
One change though: in the post about my pointer I had negative be good. But that's never felt right, so from now on, minus is bad, plus is good, and zero is neutral. So zero is actually pretty good for me. While minus is more common. About -5 to -6 is where my functioning really starts to reduce.
If you want to see how I'm doing, go here:
#MyDepressionPointer on twitter