The one thing that has always gotten me through rough times is music. It connected me to the world when I had no other tether, and it continues to do so — although now I do feel like I have many things which keep me going through life. 182 more words
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Just talked with a friend who happens to be in prison for allegedly killing her five-year-old stepdaughter. No, we weren’t talking over a cup of coffee at the local coffeehouse where we met and greeted each other with a hug, followed by a “how are you doing?” It was another telephone call from a prison constructed with concrete and metal pipes. 412 more words
Here’s a testimonial from an Iowan with scoliosis and bipolar disorder:
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“I have been diagnosed with scoliosis and deterioration of the disks and spine. I am an avid smoker.
Lazy: A Primer or Stop Blaming my Emotional Reactions to Your Inflammatory, Offensive Behavior on My Bipolar Disorder
I am acutely aware of how my behavior affects others. In some ways, I believe that I have overextended my generosity toward certain people in my life because I am forever agonizing over and examining my own faults and giving others the benefit of the doubt. 478 more words