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What I Wish I Knew In My Last Episode

I just looked over some admission documents from the last hospitalization I underwent almost five years ago. Wow, what I was missing! I thought I was right the whole time. 479 more words


A 29-Year-Old’s Diary Entries From Late July, 1980

Tuesday, July 22, 1980

4 PM. The only thing I can hope for now is that eventually some good will come out of all this pain. 6,271 more words

Sorority, frat events banned at Washington State University

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Officials on Monday banned all Washington State University sorority and fraternity events, from formals to football tailgates, for the rest of the semester. 296 more words

Campus Life


Eclairissement is a mental journey, one that sometimes takes a long, long time, as has been the case with me.

A few years ago, when he was being very well-behaved, under the circumstances prevailing, I threw hot coffee at my son, accidentally hitting him in the EYES–the coffee was just off the boil, I called it “cowboy coffee,” boiled on the stove and then poured through a filter into an individual cup.   695 more words

The thought of psych meds makes my chest tight

​I’m going to see my pcp about trying an antidepressant again. It’s kinda freaking me out. The last time I was on meds regularly for this, I pretty much lived in one psych hospital or another… I haven’t been that bad since coming off all meds 5 years ago. 101 more words

Pneumothorax Explained

I sat in the endoscopy waiting room at Hopkins this past Friday as I have done many times over the last two years.  Jody had just completed the last of his post-transplant surveillance bronchoscopies (this was his two year bronch).   1,543 more words

Lung Transplant