Let The Games Begin

It’s a little early for the spring festivities to start, but with the nice weather we had last week I’m not only out of the depression, I feel like I’ve been CATAPULTED out of the depression. While I wouldn’t call this hypomania, I can feel something like it stirring under the surface, manifesting itself in aContinue reading “Let The Games Begin”

Taking Up Knitting and Other Things I’m Not Gonna Do

Sometimes I have to laugh at the stuff Dr. Awesomesauce comes up with during our sessions. Today’s theme was Let’s Get BPNurse Involved—in other words, once I get through this moving business, he thinks I should do a bunch of volunteer stuff, like attempting to restart the parish nurse program at my church and/or maybe giving some time to theContinue reading “Taking Up Knitting and Other Things I’m Not Gonna Do”

The Forgiveness Letter: Life On The Inside, Part 3

Here’s another big thing that happened during my hospital stay. I had a wonderful case manager named Ted (name changed to protect his privacy) who visited me, sometimes more than once a day, to talk and do a little therapy. Like most people with a psychiatric history I deal with a lot of guilt andContinue reading “The Forgiveness Letter: Life On The Inside, Part 3”

Going “Toucan”

Sheesh, I guess I didn’t need to worry about having enough fodder for blog posts to start off this contest I’ve entered. Today’s appointment with Dr. Awesomesauce was LOADED with material—not all of which needs to be shared, to be sure, but there’s still plenty to talk about. First of all, if I didn’t know it before, I do now:Continue reading “Going “Toucan””