Let Them Eat Cake?

Let Them Eat Cake?

Special introduction: I couldn’t sleep tonight but know exactly why. What’s the saying? “Things happen for a reason. Sometimes, the reason is because you are stupid.” I knew I shouldn’t have had that late night cup of coffee! But I did, can’t sleep, so finished up the...

The Mental Health Triangle

I explore an idea I had based upon the production triangle and applied to mental health. It offers insights into my personal journey, and where I screwed up. The three sides of the triangle are psychiatry (meds), psychology (therapy) and self-help. TMI? Yeah, but...
Podcast!

Podcast!

Now had did this happen? Instead of a normal blog post, I’m seeing a podcast post thingie. Me vs my website: still a work in progress. I’m STILL searching for a title for the podcast. “Let’s Get Named About Mental Health!” ???? But this...

Into the Darkness

Yes, I have been procrastinating. You would too. A couple years ago, a friend, a psychiatrist, told me to step away from this project. But it is time. I had a funny conversation with another friend a few years back. For some reason, she always imagined me as the...
Into the Deep End

Into the Deep End

Special intro that I will be taking out once I post this. If you are on my email list, you get this automatically. I think. I am wrestling with the email thingie so really have no idea. I am writing again, redoing my website, refocusing it and I’ll be adding...

Breaking the Yellow Tape

This is my final battle ground. I know the names of my demons. I know their features, their smell, their habits and hiding places. I know their attack patterns. This one, though, I do not know. And it has stalked me all of my life. Recent events had me move my office...

From the Depths

[I actually wrote this one a few months ago. I sometimes wonder why I hit “publish,” but then I remember that I need to look at myself in a mirror and this is it. And I wonder if by others looking at me looking at myself in the mirror, I can find some...

An Angry Little Boy

[Maybe a bit dramatic, but I am feeling a bit dramatic today.] Protect your queen. I’m not sure if it was from a movie or a television show. The West Wing? The master against the amateur. A flurry of moves with pieces being taken from the chess board. Protect your...

Out Beyond the Break

A few columns ago, I realized crazy was back. Now, he’s riding shotgun, just a tiny little nugget in the back of my mind. I thought I would take him for a spin. This is both metaphorical and literal. Crazy really is riding shotgun. He can be there every time I step...