Category: depression

My Life is on Delay

So, I am getting a little writing done and a few other things, but for the most part my life is on hold. It’s frustrating because I don’t know what’s happening from one day to the next, but all I can do is keep holding on the best that I can and wait to see what happens.


I’m poor, overweight, have bipolar disorder, and more than anything lately, I’m loaded with self-pity. I don’t know why I’ve been feeling self-pity more lately than the past, but it doesn’t seem to be in any rush to go away. One strong possibility is the state of my country. The US of A is being […]

My Name is Henri

Tour Eiffel in Paris

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.

Deep Brain Stimulation – Throwback

deep brain stimulation

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 […]

The Depression Diet

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) […]

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 […]

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 […]

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