New Year, New Hope?

This is a tough concept to consider. There have been decades of pain so what makes you/me think this year will be any different? For me, 2019 had me in out-patient hospitalization, many therapy appointments and the introduction of a few medications for good measure. It had a psychiatrist declare me to be OK when … Continue reading New Year, New Hope?

Wrapping Up

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

Where Is the Justice?

Why do victims of violence have to get over stuff? Why are those who perpetrate violence getting away with it? This is the essence of my post today. Those who've gotten over something wonder why others continue to struggle with it. They can't understand why someone who has been severely traumatized won't let go. Here's … Continue reading Where Is the Justice?

A Moment of Silence

Lets us remember the silent scores of those who have experienced childhood sexual abuse. There are many who have quieted the voices by committing suicide. Some have ended up committed to psychiatric institutions, jails and prisons across our country. Still others have struggled through their lives trying to create some sense of normalcy. Some have … Continue reading A Moment of Silence

Little…

Hopelessness is a dangerous feeling. It can poison and destroy a persons entire being. For me, I see hopelessness translate into a lack of motivation that has infected me from my mind right through my bodies individual molecule. Every possible escape from it is met with subtle yet powerful forces that strong-arm me into malaise. … Continue reading Little…

Changes Brewing

As a previous post stated, financial difficulties seem to mirror mental health problems. I find myself in this type of situation, a little background first. It's been a few years coming, this cruel hiatus from life dealing with my slow burn into oblivion.  Since being a teenager I always seemed to be able to recover … Continue reading Changes Brewing

Adding stress to Mental Health Sufferers

Negativity is easy for those of use who have mental health issues. There is no shortage of confusion to draw bucket after bucket from our deep well of dysfunctional.  Politics of hate, racism, class privilege and prevention, the rush to have and be seen with the best and latest of everything. Let me tell you … Continue reading Adding stress to Mental Health Sufferers

…a Real Life.

Over the years I have been subjected to some negative feedback for sharing my life, and doing so with an honest and sometimes raw viewpoint. This is my online journal, with nothing to hide and certainly nothing to lose. I don't just rant for the sake of ranting. I don't accuse unless I believe there is … Continue reading …a Real Life.

Politics, Religion et al and their Self-Serving Agenda’s

I am fed up with the childish behavior that defines politics in America today. I am sick of the coverage which is tilted and reported overflowing with the sentiments of each ones personal agenda and the networks perspective. Even the so-called independent networks are asking their questions with mocking intent and incredulity. I remember a … Continue reading Politics, Religion et al and their Self-Serving Agenda’s