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  • Title: I’ll Run Till the Sun Goes Down: A Memoir About Depression and Discovering Art
  • Author: David Sandum
  • ISBN: 9780985581527
  • Page: 200
  • Format: Paperback

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  1. Rarely do I give 5 stars to anything but this earned it It s not because I briefly met and spoke with this author the day his book came into print This rating is based on his ability to put into words what it s like to struggle with depression and anxiety TRULY wrestle with it year after year That black, empty hole that sucks you in where no one can really begain to understand the pain and self loathing Anyone who suffers, or wants to understand can get a great deal out of this The art is an add [...]


  2. This is a truly inspiring, intimate look at one man s battle with depression, anxiety, and search for meaning in life It is a look into the healing power of creativity and visual arts in particular It is peppered with artistic images, both those by other artists that had some kind of bearing on the story being told, and many created by the author himself, showing his inward journey through despair in a tangible way that the reader can see and experience Along with the artwork, I think my favorit [...]


  3. I just got done with this book and I really found it uplifting and inspiring Even if you have never been diagnosed with a mental illness, this book makes it apparent how similar people really are underneath it all Every chapter starts off with an excerpt from David s journal from that particular time in his life which gives the story a unique perspective I love that the chapters are short and sweet, making the book easy to pick up and put down Also, David tells his story in such an easy, convers [...]


  4. A lot of thoughts running through my mind Well written book about an important topic of depression and mental illness I know David has worked relentlessly for many years to get his words published, and I am so proud of him for not giving up He s not a quitter, I have to hand it to him I am also proud to be the owner of a David Sandum original painting bought in 2005 when he needed some money to buy paint and canvases I enjoyed a visit to his studio in Moss with my 8 year old son back in January [...]


  5. Seems just about every cathedral has a crypt The darkened chamber beneath an arching room of spacious light and glory The place where anxiety dwells and creates its own conditions to flourish Anxiety and depression have become a basic state of life, often a constant companion to many in this world, and all too often a counterpart to creativity Neither depression nor anxiety like to be exposed But perhaps that is what we should do Open the vault and allow a ray of light into the deep, shadowy cor [...]


  6. i was lucky enough to win a copy of this book from Special thanks goes to the author who has bared his soul.Phew I just got done reading this book Wow.I think that this story took me on a rollercoater ride.I have people close to me that have battled depression for most of their lives It is not an easy or fun journey to travel along this road with them I always have tried to be a positive influence in their lives and i have tried to support and understand them This book has certainly helped to gi [...]


  7. David writes with great sensitivity and candor about his difficulties getting through life and the progression of his depression revealed by his trials in normal life.The book, despite the suffering described, is an easy flowing read He discovered art painting in this case which he felt was close to his heart and thus was able to help him rise and accept his difficulties.He is active on social networks where I often interacted with him and became attracted to his paintings.David founded TwitterA [...]


  8. This book kept me reading wondering what was going to happen next It s almost hard to believe this is David s life knowing him partly via internet I hated for it to end I so wanted to change so many outcomes for him, but of course it was his life Is his life I felt bad for him and his wife and kids What a true love they must have for one another, it s inspiring really I loved this book, I only wish a little had been talked about in regards to his painting Perhaps he ll write a follow up I know [...]


  9. The author of this book takes the reader on a brave journey through the downward spiral of depression This honest, true story of depression and its effects on daily life and familial relationships successfully brings the reader into the author s world as events through his life unfold It is a very hard book to put down once one begins reading it As the author begins discovering art, he develops a mental focus that helps him cope with the everyday pain of his disease Illustrated with many of the [...]


  10. The author s honesty and courage shine brightly throughout this brilliantly written book He seems to use everything inside of himself to create his masterpieces, both written and painted I love the addition of his work and the work of artworks that inspire him The book inspires the depressed anxious person to keep seeking help and not to give up and provides a feeling of understanding and acceptance.



  11. An amazing memoir.This was an amazing memoir, I was captured into it right from the start It kept me reading, I wanted to pick it up every moment I could between work I needed to see what happened Told in a conversational style, his voice really comes through Dialogue is well done, descriptions are very good.This was such a beautifully presented ebook Chapters start with a picture of one of his paintings or one by another artist he admires, and a short diary entry David begins where he is a stud [...]


  12. I ll Run Till the Sun Goes Down is the very personal memoir of David Sandum, a smart young man, husband, and father, whose life plans derail as he is about to be graduated from college and begin a promising career He describes with candor his battles with depression David recalls the confusion and uncertainty he felt as his mental illness began to take hold We journey with him through the struggles and the triumphs of family dynamics and friendships He must navigate the health system the doctors [...]


  13. This first person true account of a depressed husband father s years of struggle with mental illness immediately connected with me I understood every difficult word he wrote and every feeling he had How he managed to survive for years baffled me, and how his wife continued to support him amazed me even I am not an artsy person even though I have visited and enjoyed art museums all over the world But some of David s art works impressed me with such feel good emotions that even I was surprised Ye [...]


  14. Brutally honest, insightful, uplifting.Sandum writes beautifully, in what is clearly his genuine voice The honesty with which he shares his journey touched me deeply, and I think this memoir has the potential to be motivating than a motivational book could ever be I haven t used a highlighter since college, but reading this, I found myself wishing I had a highlighter to hand every time I opened the book This will be a book that I return to again and again.


  15. David began experiencing stress related symptoms with work Soon he was so immersed in depression that he was unable to work or even function After multiple hospital stays and lots of different doctors and therapists, David found that painting was his therapy I m not usually a fan of memoirs, but this one was very interesting I enjoyed the authors candid honesty about not only his issues, but his triumphs as well The writing flows well and the details are clear and help tell the story The author [...]


  16. If you want to know if this book is worth reading, ask yourself if you fit into one of the categories below 1 If you re suffering from depression, read this book You ll learn that you re not alone, that other people feel the same way and experience many of the same problems and prejudices that you do, and that it s possible to live with it.2 If you know someone who suffers from depression, read this book It will give you insights into depression which in turn will empower you to be helpful and [...]


  17. Everyone feels sad or down in the dumps or experiences the blues every now and then, sometime deeply and over an extended period or mildly so and briefly The normal cycle of feelings can be due to our emotional response to external circumstances, personal relationships, current anxieties, sleep deprivation, even hunger and dehydration It s all part of a healthy response to the many conditions that we care about and that we are affected by as humans Depression, though, is not a form of sadness It [...]


  18. David Sandum is so brave for sharing his journey that will help many people struggling with depression I ve known him for several years through the online arts community He s an incredibly talented painter and printmaker, and the tireless creator and organizer of twitterartexhibit the art organization that auctions original art to benefit a different worthy cause each year He is as deeply caring as he is creative.As if that s not than enough creative endeavors for one person, he s also a writer [...]


  19. I purchased my book during an autographed pre sale, so I didn t purchase here.David is inspiring in many ways Following him on twitter shows you his day to day struggles and victories His art depicts the depth of his emotions and self awareness He isn t afraid to show you his good and bad It is the self awareness that makes this memoir as strong as it is Unlike other autobiographies or memoirs, this one doesn t focus on only the good times in his life David shares notes from his personal journal [...]


  20. I ll Run Till the Sun Goes Down is a very deep and moving book by David Sandum, whom has suffered for years with depression and suffered even longer trying to publish this book After reading this book in its entirety, I was amazed that someone could share such a personal and deep story and do it so openly Reading this makes the reader realize they aren t alone Many people suffer from depression, panic attacks, anxiety, PTSD, and so much By reading this it comforts the heart and soul of those wh [...]


  21. I finished David Sandum s remarkable memoir last night I was in the middle of reading another book when his book arrived I thought I would just read a paragraph or two and then go back to my other book NOPE, I was immediately drawn in, and couldn t put it down His story is raw, honest, heartbreaking, and yet uplifting Not only is David Sandum s writing exceptional, his paintings are too This book is a must read for anyone, but people who work with individuals who have a mental illness, or people [...]


  22. Sophisticated, honest and deeply moving success story of one of the most prolific painters of the 21rst century, that breaks through stereotypes about mental illness The author is not only perceiving the subject matter from intensely personal perspective of an every day battle with depression, but also lets us see the broad pallet of nuances about his in depth understanding of his own perception and creative process It is heartbreaking, but in the same time heartwarming story, generous with refe [...]


  23. Harrowing, intense, poignant and, above all, sincere are the best words I can use to describe David s beautifully told memoir Admittedly, it is difficult to read at certain points Any empathetic person will definitely have to put the book down to catch their breath from time to time But, if you have the courage to see it through until the end you will, without a doubt, come out of the experience cheering hard for the author and feel differently about your own struggles His art is stunning and pe [...]


  24. A very honest, moving memoir by David Sandum The author writes openly about his depression and his difficulties to succeed in the Cold business world Finally he discovers art and a new World opens up to him, a world that helps him cope with his illness and turn it into creativity I could not put the book down once I started Reading it.


  25. I know David Sandum as an artist working in oils but on the pages of this book, he paints a vivid self portrait with words It s an inspiring story about a man battling his inner demons and discovering the awesome healing power of art.


  26. This was an interesting book to read It really surprised me I had no idea what to expect and the story line kinda took me by surprise Overall, I really enjoyed reading it It is, however, a heavy book with a dark story about depression.


  27. Engaging and compellingA great inside look at life with depression, I find it very relatable to use art as a self healing process.




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