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Reacting To Suicide

I dislike suicide, not for the obvious reasons. I dislike it because the absolute end leaves behind so much stupidity. The person who ends up losing the war in their mind and commits suicide is rarely remembered with fondness or … Continue reading

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The Joys of Depression

There are not a whole lot of things in this world that I hate, but depression and the depressive side of the Disorder is definitely a big one. A major determination in my Social Security Disability hearing was the feeling … Continue reading

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Maintaining Friendships And Relationships With Bipolar Disorder

An extremely difficult aspect of living with Bipolar Disorder is keeping friendships and relationships in the long-term. The swings that we experience are not only destructive to ourselves but to those we are closest to. Preserving relationships with the people … Continue reading

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Upcoming Social Security Hearing

So, after; fuck I don’t know how many years, finally looking down the barrel at a hearing before an Administrative Law Judge about my disability claim. I detest this system but I do understand why a lot of things are … Continue reading

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Second Class Citizens

I despise Political Correctness for numerous reasons. The primary one is the pretentious hypocrisy that it pushes on we as a people. Saving peoples’ feelings and buffering up their insecurities became more important than the truth. In that, everyone is … Continue reading

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Assisting a Loved One With Mental Illness… Pt. 2

Apologies for the prolonged absence. Brain decided not to cooperate. Advocacy and education are two very important parts of living with or with someone with a mental illness. Mental illness follows its own set of rules that are not like … Continue reading

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Assisting a Loved One With Mental Illness… Pt. 1

This post will be the first in a series I wanted to work on about assisting and living with a loved one with mental illness. As difficult as it can be to live with a mental illness, it can be … Continue reading

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Hunting for a Lost Path

This post is dedicated to an old associate going through some difficult times… I don’t know if we were ever technically “friends”; but I had a lot of respect for you then and I have even more for you now… … Continue reading

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Mental Illness and Faith

I’ve been contemplating writing a post about how being Bipolar has affected my faith. Several people have inquired about what I believe and why, most of the time I decline to answer the question. The reason is that I generally … Continue reading

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Jared Lee Loughner and the AZ Shooting

Advocating enlightenment for mental health is a difficult path at times. You are basically always swimming upriver. For any number of people who hear you, there’s fifty that don’t or do not believe you. Then there’s cases that bring it … Continue reading

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