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The Dogs - A Brief Introduction

Since they will indubitably play at least supporting roles in future posts, I will introduce you to the family’s pack of dogs. This provides some background for when you read about them later. 264 more words


4 Ways My Brain Let Me Down Today

Most days my brain cooperates.  I take my medicine in a timely manner, I try to get enough sleep by going to bed at a reasonable hour, and I practice meditation from time to time. 781 more words



I’ve been trying to write a post for over a week now about the love of a person with bipolar. So far, the best things I’ve come up with are “damned if we don’t love BIG” and love is finicky (“liable to sudden and unpredictable change”), but our brains and probably our entire lives are finicky! 130 more words

Give Dis Monkey a Hand!

I got an e-mail from Asher today and he wanted me to post this, in case anyone is looking to help him out and get notice for his story. 285 more words


Our Crazy Prison System

Author: Erica

I’ve been thinking a lot about the patterns that have seemed to lead my incarcerated friends to their lives behind bars. Although all of their crimes and personalities are very different, the common denominator is this: mental illness. 547 more words


I have dreams

Like you I have dreams. I love this house and someday I’d like to build one just like it and live well.

What are your dreams what would you like to see in your life? 59 more words


We can do it

What is ipindua? I, pindua. Pindua, a Swahili word which means to overthrow, topple, twist. Can we win? How? I don’t know about you but I dream of winning, (shinda) changing for the better. 24 more words