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Interview with a suicide survivor

Hey guys, I recently did an email interview with my really awesome friend, Tan Meiling, who is a survivor of multiple suicide attempts. She has kindly allowed me to share her story so as to help those out there who need to hear this. 1,455 more words


For me, the Take-Home tip from this podcast – was the “Do Not Disturb” on your phone. Usually when writing, I leave my phone downstairs but today I didn’t by mistake – and I was tempted by the constant boings of push-notifications to read emails half way through. 146 more words


Interview with someone with an anxiety disorder

This is an email interview I conducted with Justina, my friend who has an anxiety disorder.
1) Tell us a bit about yourself.
Hi, I’m in my late 20s. 1,266 more words


Trigger Happy

My oldest stepson is moving in.

Let that sink in.

We’re going on vacation with MIL, all three kids and grandson (a/k/a Bug) in two weeks and when it’s over J is moving in with us.   721 more words


Getting my head out of the sand

I have to do something about my psychiatrist.

Yes, I have treatment resistant bipolar disorder.  I sort of, kind of, accept that.  (Karen, my therapist, calls it radical acceptance…I can accept it, but still hate it)  I understand that bipolar disorder is a hit and miss game of chance with medications.   419 more words


Sometimes I Wonder....

If maybe I am just crazy about everything. The last few days I have had a headache and not felt that great. But I had no fever or any other major issues. 227 more words



So…..I took my 50mg dose of Lamictal upon waking every day for the last 5 days.  Each day I feel the anxiety rising within a half hour.   188 more words