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Gotta keep it moving

I went to intake today at OOD.  It is an organization that help people with physical and mental disabilities get and keep a job.  At the intake session they ask all about your work experience, education and disabilities and if you had any problems with substance abuse.   446 more words


We Wear Masks

You won’t notice it. In fact, even after reading this post you might never, ever notice it. If there’s one thing I know for certain, is that people with mental illness who manages to live a semblance of a normal life, will definitely wear a mask. 1,079 more words

Bipolar Disorder


Depression is such an ambiguous illness. You can list off common symptoms, but each person who experiences depression has their own unique combination of symptoms, and a unique experience within each of those symptoms. 621 more words


Do Not Answer That Door

I had a bit of an unexpected visitor yesterday.  My 16th novel apparently did not appreciate being tucked away in the “Done!” closet and dropped by for crumpets yesterday afternoon. 215 more words


Detective Crazy

That title should be the name of a story or something. Yeah, I could use that. But no, that’s not what I wanted to write about today. 649 more words

Bipolar Disorder

Noticing Self-Harm

I wish I knew what to say.

I keep noticing strangers with self harm scars/cuts. I’ve been self harming for about four years or so, I know what it looks like when you cut yourself with a razor- when you’re used to those kind of cuts you can recognise them. 225 more words

Mental Illness

Poetry: Black Desire

Unknown author

“I want to be alone
Stay there, shut up
I can’t calm myself
Let me rant and rave
I have too many miserable thoughts… 63 more words

My Life's Journey