Monthly Archives: October 2013

Adam and Drew from @adamdrewshow discuss depression/ suicide…and get it wrong

It has been a bit since I have blogged and I made a point to stay in from lunch today at work so I could write-up a part 2 to my ‘Loony Bin’ blog because I never did finish writing … Continue reading

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My Little; Then and Now

Her favorite things used to be nite-nite bunny and playing ballerina; now they are owls, her cell phone and practicing driving… Barney and I were her favorite singers; we have been replaced by Drake, Lorde, and Lana… Our late night … Continue reading

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Family and Friends After A Suicide Attempt

Recently I was invited to contribute to an online site for survivors of suicide attempts. After I completed that essay, the editor asked me how my family and friends were with me and I was with them after the incident. … Continue reading

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The Ones Left Behind

“There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.”    ~ C.S. Lewis One thing, subject I should say,always bouncing around in my head more so than the pain of depression and tiredness of life was the ones … Continue reading

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