Tag Archives: Mental health

In the beginning

So, I had a rather disturbing event this past weekend.  It really wasn’t a big deal, or it shouldn’t have been anyway, but it significantly affected my whole weekend. My Girlfriend had a yard sale on Saturday.  Initially her daughter … Continue reading

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Healing in a flash

I love my therapist.  Have I ever mentioned that? I’ve been through quite a few different therapists in the last 40 years.  I was about 16 the first time I met with one, and as I’ve progressed through the various … Continue reading

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Don’t I wish!

OMG… It’s only Tuesday!  Through both November and December I only worked two full weeks in any given week.  Between holidays and using up the last of my vacation, I was able to work four or less days just about … Continue reading

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So, it’s like this….

I am Bipolar. By illness is unique to me, just like every other person who is afflicted with this disease.  But there are features and characteristics that are shared that cross the uniqueness.  That’s why there can be a DMS … Continue reading

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How to stop a suicide

A longtime friend lost his battle with chronic illness and depression to suicide. It’s very sad, but what deeply troubles me even more is that there are so few resources available to people who struggle with depression. Some of you … Continue reading

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Give or take

One of the things I’ve noticed about people is that some are givers and some are takers. And then there are those that are so caught up in their own lives that they are neither. Much like the extremes of … Continue reading

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We are who we are

My Girlfriend tells me from time to time “I wish I had met you 20 years ago”. She feels like she has wasted the last 20 years in a relationship she knew wasn’t going anywhere, but she stuck it out … Continue reading

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What a wonderful World

We live in an amazing world! The technological advances in the last 50 years are mind blowing.  Advances in medicine have raised our level of care to incredible heights.  Our world has become a very small place with all the … Continue reading

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There are always two sides.

Okay, I’ll confess.  I haven’t got a clue. So much of my writing lately has been on how well I’ve been doing, and the progress I’ve made over the past year.  And there’s no denying that my health has improved … Continue reading

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Why?

Almost every blog I’ve ever read eventually does a ‘Why I write’ article and I guess I’m no exception.  I think maybe it’s a way to convince myself that there is a valid reason and a reminder as to why … Continue reading

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