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for my daughter

This is for my daughter.

I would want her to know how I love her and how I will strive not just for her future but for her siblings as well. 134 more words


Some Sleep, My Kingdom For Some Sleep

I was awake most of the night last night. Again.

My wife got up around three am, which of course woke up the dogs, which of course work me up. 223 more words

Big Thank You

I felt hesitant about launching this blog. After all, it’s anonymous, and it is and will be about things I would rather deny even to myself and would want nobody else to know. 373 more words


Anosognosia, hello old friend.

“Part of having bipolar can be what is called “anosognosia,” a weird word for a simple idea: a mentally ill person who’s unable to perceive that he or she is ill. 328 more words

Bipolar Disorder

The endeavor continues and ends with celebration

I have neglected my writing since my last post because I have been simultaneously drained and in chaos with the latest endeavors.

I am convinced that I have a destructive addiction to social media and should probably remove Facebook from my phone. 1,380 more words


Hypocritic Oath

About 3 hours ago we had a consultation with Stella’s pediatrician, confirming what we already kind of knew: she has ADHD along with a sprinkling of sensory issues, social problems (largely linked to poor impulse control a la ADHD), and a budding case of ODD. 529 more words


ADHD and Medication Update

Well, I explain how I was prescribed a generic stimulant in my Reflections on ADHD post, by request.  Apparently the generic of Adderall XR is more expensive than the brand name.  390 more words

Mental Health