Tag: depression

Tour Eiffel in Paris

My Name is Henri

This video went viral in 2013 and I posted it that year. It’s one of my favorite short vids, and since I’m on vacation, I decided to post it again. I hope it makes you laugh, or at least smile. I never get tired of watching poor Henri.

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Deep Brain Stimulation – Throwback

Today’s Throwback is from July 2008. Let’s take a look at some government grants spent over the last several years: $750,000 for the Baseball Hall of Fame (I like baseball, but geesh) $70,000 for the Paper Industry International Hall of Fame in Appleton, Wis. (We’re planning a family reunion in Appleton just so we can all experience this exiting museum).…

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The Depression Diet

Today’s guest blogger is Janet over at Bipolar Me. She is a freelance writer/editor with bipolar disorder, type 2. Her excellent blog has made me a fan of hers for many years. I suggest you follow the link and take a look around. You’ll become a fan too. It seems that Target (and other stores) can now send, well, targeted…

Trapped Inside My Own Mind

I published a post last week titled Trapped. It was a quick rant about how miserable I was feeling. I don’t rant very often on this blog. Today my intent is to share what I’m feeling, but hopefully in a more coherent way. I hope I succeed. Our President Elect I’ve made it clear since Trump’s election win that Maurice…

Does Everyone Have Depression? – Throwback

This Throwback was originally posted in January 2014 The second most lucrative drugs sold in the United States are those used to treat depression. (Drugs to prevent heart disease are first.) Abilify, an antipsychotic and antidepressant, is the 4th largest selling drug in the U.S. with 5.2 billion in sales. I regularly take Abilify, but was surprised when I went…

Gastric Bypass Surgery – Throwback

Yesterday Due to technical problems, my blog was down for a large part of the day on Wednesday. If you didn’t  get a chance to participate in the Caption This contest, you still have until midnight tonight. Just follow this link. Gastric Bypass Surgery This weeks throwback is from November 2014: Most severely obese people experience much better spirits once they…

Bipolar, Depression, Drinking, Drugging – Throwback

This weeks Throwback Thursday was originally posted January 30, 2014: When I first stumbled upon this recent study, I had to laugh. I mean, another study that links mental illness with substance abuse? Really? Was there a need to spend more time and money to discover what has been discovered again and again and again? Well, to my surprise, there…

Homeless Tour – Throwback

This Weeks Throwback is from December 19, 2013 Here in Los Angeles we have tours of the stars homes, celebrity death tours, tours of the artwork in subway stations, Hollywood Forever cemetery tours, Universal Studio Tours, and many, many more. I, however, would be happy to give you a free tour that is both interesting and practical. I can offer…