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So I haven’t had time to write anything really this week. I have been too busy trying to just to hold it together. I’ve been on a waiting list for almost three months to get a new therapist….yes, that’s THREE months….MONTHS….and I’m in the middle of  recovering from the fallout from two, count them two manic episodes and at least FOUR post traumatic stress related episodes. 592 more words

on how depression applies to my current job

I am finally reading posts again. it’s made not crying on my commutes more doable.

to an entry of someone whose writings I admire greatly, I commeneted as follows: 393 more words

Mental Health

What I want to chronically WELL people to understand

As of late, there have been a lot of problems for both my partner and myself. It is no pleasant experience to have anything wrong with you, albeit long term or not, and both of us experience a significant impact from our conditions on a daily basis. 966 more words

Chronic Illness

A Day in the Life of Spoonie Mama

To understand a typical day in my life as a Spoonie, or Spoonie Mama like I like to call myself, you first have to understand what the spoon theory is. 1,210 more words


The Burden of Spontaneity

I have never been the most spontaneous person. I’m not flexible, I need a plan and I need to time to adjust to what is going on around me. 218 more words


A Psychiatrist Came Through For Me

Friday’s withdraws were BAD. In the last hour of work, it got so much worse. And I was hidden underneath my desk, thinking how awful it would be if I ruined everyones day and went to the hospital. 159 more words

Chronic Illness