Monthly Archives: January 2014

We did it!

I completed a race today that I probably would have dropped other than the fact that I felt I needed to run it for JC. I wanted the loss my town felt by his death to be known. And that … Continue reading

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‘Coming Out’ as Mentally Ill in the Corporate World

It’s been almost 15 months since I decided my life had to end. There had been many times when I felt I might want to end it eventually, but on Nov. 30, I had the sudden realization that every breath … Continue reading

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(Recovery is a LIFE-long process) 30 Days of Mental Illness Awareness Challenge- Day 30

Day 30: What does recovery mean to you? Over the past year and two months since the incident involving me and my family I have worked hard to understand exactly what recovery means for us. Mental illness and suicide is … Continue reading

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(How My Goals Have Changed – The Legacy I Never Want To Leave) 30 Days of Mental Illness Awareness Challenge- Day 29

Day 29: What are a few of your goals regarding your mental health? A friend sent that message (posted above) to me today on Facebook. She said she read that in a book and it made her think of me… … Continue reading

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2014: What happens now

2014: What happens now.

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Annual News Round-Up 2013 (Updated 2.1.14)

Originally posted on The Amazing World of Psychiatry: A Psychiatry Blog:
2013 was a year which saw a lot of important developments in Psychiatry. The arrival of DSM-5 was accompanied by a rich debate about the nature of diagnosis and…

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30 Days of Mental Illness Awareness Challenge- Day 28

Day 28: Explain a “bad” day. Not unlike yesterday, since I have previously compared the differences of a day I feel well/sick, I will instead write today about a day in which I felt really bad. This was not THE … Continue reading

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