A Port In The Storm

Great visit with Dr. Awesomesauce this morning. I’ve been more depressed than I wanted to admit, but an hour with him and I feel better. As always, he gave me some food for thought and encouraged me to look beyond the immediate situation, which is hard to do when I have a metaphorical brick wall inContinue reading “A Port In The Storm”

A Disturbance In The Force

I think all the stress in my life is finally starting to get to me. For the past two days I’ve been itchy, squirrelly, and having some difficulty finding a place for myself. Nothing feels right; I’ve been trying to write this post all damn day and I’m not even sure if it’s going to make sense. Nevertheless, I’mContinue reading “A Disturbance In The Force”

“Serious” Mental Illness

…….as opposed to what, exactly? Mental illness that’s just for fun? I see this term bandied about a lot in the press and on the psychological websites I visit, and I wonder sometimes exactly what it’s supposed to mean. Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and the various psychotic disorders are the ones most frequently included in thisContinue reading ““Serious” Mental Illness”

The Job Search Conundrum

I’ve got a job interview Friday morning with a nursing facility that needs a resident care manager. This is a position I’ve held before—in fact, it was at that same building, many years ago—and it involves oversight of the care provided to one’s assigned residents and coordination of the services they need. It’s not a badContinue reading “The Job Search Conundrum”