Tag: Throwback Thursday

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I’ll Have a Beer To Wash Down My Prozac – Throwback

Today’s Throwback is from May 2008 “My name is Bradley, and I’m an alcoholic.” I’ve said it over a thousand times. I’m the best tour guide in Los Angeles. I’ll show which bench on the Santa Monica Pier is best for sleeping. I’ll tell you which church distributes the best free food. I’ll give you maps to the best places…

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…

I Don’t Want To Be a Survivor – Throwback

Today’s Throwback is from November 3, 2014 “I don’t want to be thought of as a survivor because you have to continue getting involved in difficult situations to show off that particular gift, and I’m not interested in doing that anymore.” – Carrie Fisher Something I learned over ten years ago is that getting sober is hard. Harder than I…

A Love Story – Throwback

Today’s Throwback was originally posted March 4, 2013. I’d forgotten how sappy it was. Also, due to an “update” yesterday, my WordPress Reader is not working again. (sigh) About a decade ago I was in a relationship that ended badly – very badly. I mean World War III badly. It just didn’t end well at all. Afterwards I did something…

Missing Mania – Throwback

This weeks Throwback Thursday was first posted August 23, 2014   A Reminder Don’t forget about “Caption This” Wednesday. All entries must be in my midnight tonight. For more info, and to participate, just go to Wednesdays Post. Missing Mania For those who aren’t bipolar, being manic sounds like a damn good time. Feeling euphoric, inflated self-esteem, long periods without…

Is Suicide Ideation a Big Deal? Throwback Thursday

This post is a Throwback which was originally published in October 2014 I was on the bus the other day and began thinking how much I miss owning a car, which reminded me that I miss owning a home, which reminded me how much I miss having a job and all the good things (materialistic) that come with it. I…

Everything’s Still Coming Up Roses

This weeks Throwback Thursday was originally posted in August 2008. I think it speaks for itself. Everything’s Coming Up Roses Being a teenager who was gay and not ready to come out of the closet was extremely difficult. It meant that I frequently went through the motions to try and convince others and myself that I was not gay. This…