Dont fall down now
You will never get up
Dont fall down now. . .
~ Everclear, ‘Strawberry
My problem is I always get up. That may cause some cognitive dissonance on the part of the reader. I mean, arent we supposed to keep getting up, to keep fighting, in my own words, to keep advocating until we are. . . . Continue reading
Click to read Sid’s bio
Not just depression, but anxiety, insecurity, and self doubt.
Needing to be there for the one you love when they need your support, but being unable to be of any help because of your own miserable mental incapacities, and loathing yourself for it, leading to deeper depression and even less ability to be there for them. Continue reading
Click to read Cate’s bio
I wasn’t expecting it from this source. Actually I had seen this particular health professional about five times and had decided that she knew her stuff. What’s more, I had decided that she was responding to what I was saying to the extent that I felt comfortable with her. A big thing.
But I admit I had forgotten a brief moment in my first appointment with her when she responded to something I said with “you haven’t got a mental illness“. Continue reading
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Yeah, yeah, I know it’s March already. But I was basically incomunicada. For more reasons than one.
But! I finally have internet at home!
So, I’m back…
WordPress looks completely different. It took me a few moments to find my way back to Canvas from my personal blog.
For those of you not familiar with my saga, I am just emerging like a cicada, after three months of the most unreal and not believable crap you can ever think of. In Windsor, Ontario. Continue reading
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The receptionist thought it would be a good idea to schedule my physical at the same time as my three daughters’.
Since you all have to come in anyway . . . she’d said.
In theory, yes.
In reality? Imagine keeping three ping-pong balls from smashing into each other or the four very close walls of the examination room and you are nearly there. Add a reflex hammer to the equation and you’ve just about got it. Continue reading