Tag Archives: mental illness

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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The choices you make

There are so many choices to be made.   From as simple as what’s for lunch to as significant as who am I going to spend the rest of my life with.  Some of these choices are no-brainers.  I want a … Continue reading

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Consciously Unconscious

Yep; Life is good. Now that I’m appropriately doped up and have all the neurons and synapses working and firing the way they’re supposed to, and all those important brain chemicals delicately balanced, things are just humming right along.  It’s … Continue reading

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Nothing Compares to this.

Bipolar Personality Disorder is a physical disease, much like Diabetes or Epilepsy. Boy has that generated a lot of comments.  Actually, that has pissed a lot of people off. That statement has been made frequently in my posts and continues … Continue reading

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If you want my advice…..

“Making good decisions comes from experience.  And experience comes from bad decisions”. No, that’s not an original saying.  It is a valid one though I think.  Nobody is born having all the knowledge and insight to be able to go … Continue reading

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Will it still smell sweet?

“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Romeo and Juliet Act II Scene II, written by William Shakespeare.    Or Sir Francis Bacon depending on which theory you subscribe to.  In the play the point is made that … Continue reading

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Being content being content.

I’m finding it very difficult to write these days.  It’s not that I have run out of things to say…far from it.  The problem has been finding the right words and having the motivation to work through it.  At the … Continue reading

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Chickens and eggs

I had a terrible childhood.  I felt like I was always alone; no friends, ignored by family, and always left by myself.  I wore my house key on a chain around my neck so I could let myself into the … 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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A first time for everything

I loved my first therapist.   And I hated her with a passion. She was actually a really awesome therapist. Her skill is one of the reasons I hated her so much. She would quickly drill down to the core, and … Continue reading

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