Tomorrow will be my 6th day in partial hospitalization, it will also be my last one, for this stint. The structure has helped, hearing the troubles of others has too. Group discussions have created a sense of purpose by opening up to one another. We are helping each other. There is more help among the … Continue reading Wrapping Up
The Other Side of Me-Inside my Bi polar Mind / Julie Kraft
This is a really good 15 minute video that clearly tells the story of a person with bi-polar disorder. Please take a few minutes and watch! The other Side of Me
Only The Shadow Knows
As my case of Bi-polar Depression slogs on, a new medication is being introduced to my regime. This drug is called Latuda. It is an extremely costly drug at $1396.00 for 30 tablets. Fortunately with insurance I am only paying $40. My psychiatrist really wants to try a drug he believes is better but insurance … Continue reading Only The Shadow Knows
When the wounds are deep, no amount of getting away will fix the pain. This must be understood or triggers will be constantly ignited at every little thing. There is no escaping the injuries which lurk just below the surface. No comment is safe, no sunny day is immune. It is the curse of mental … Continue reading Not Safe
As hard as you try the thing you are trying to do just wont work! My solution? Pick it up next week and start over!!! See ya back here Sunday afternoon, have a happy Easter.
The Lost Generation
I'm not sure what the demographics say but I believe that on just about every level of human interaction, it's better to be young than old. The level of concern for children is off the charts compared to that for older generations. Today we will do anything we can to support and counsel a child that … Continue reading The Lost Generation
There's this attribute of life that I think is pretty important. It's a baseline at which we can fully function and withstand setbacks and disappointments. When we get hit with a bunch of stuff at once we have to be fortified. I call it, "the joy of life." You know what I'm saying? I am … Continue reading It’s Gone
E x h a u s t e d
Running on empty, not enough in me to even write this post. I'll leave it there for now.
UPDATE: I have a little below average hearing for my age and the tinnitus is permanent. I have to get used to it. Yep, today I see the audiologist, I have been experiencing some tinnitus, that's ringing in the ears. I get a constant static sound and with it a pitched ring. It is … Continue reading What?