Tag: mental health

Peaceful Easy Feeling

Last week I mentioned that due to a series of panic attacks I did not get an essay turned in, so I did the math and determined that the best final grade I was capable of was a “C”.  I discussed this with my professor and he encouraged me to drop the class and take it again in the spring.  His…

Wednesday’s Quote: Melody Moezzi

“Telling someone who is manic that she’s manic is like telling a dictator that he’s a dick. Neither is going to admit it, and both are willing to torture you to prove their points.” – Melody Moezzi,  Haldol and Hyacinths: A Bipolar Life      

Still Gaining

  I just got home from Weight Watchers and once again I’m not happy.  I gained another 2.8 lbs. I’m now at a total of 58 lbs. lost.  Sounds great except at one point I was at 90 lbs. total lost.  (sigh) You may recall that I gave all my bigger clothes to Goodwill and had bought inexpensive clothing that fit better as…

Good to be Back

Where the hell have I been?  Good question.  I’ve been busy juggling the various aspects of my life and not doing a very good job of it.  It’s been odd not having read or written any blog articles for a couple of weeks.  It’s good to be back.  Well kinda. An update regarding my depression.  I finally spoke with my…

School

No posts from me so far this week and that frustrates me.  As I mentioned in previous posts, I’m currently following the advice of my pdoc and am taking only one course this fall.  I was angry at him and myself.  It turns out it was a good decision.  I’m taking English 101 and I’m having a difficult time balancing…

Fifty

  Tomorrow (Saturday Sept 28) is my fiftieth birthday.  Yep, the big Five-O.  I didn’t think it was going to bother me, but I’m shocked that I was wrong.  All week I’ve been irritable. It didn’t bother me when I turned thirty.  It didn’t bother me when I turned 40.  Interestingly, it did bother me when I turned 25.  Why? …