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It takes doing the right thing; so our kids and the future, can be healthy.

It’s been a while. Sure, I have written little snippets here and there on Instagram and such but no blogs. I have just been so tired. I took some time, finally, to heal; to heal fully. I found myself breaking … Continue reading

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I Used To Be A Runner…

Not a great one, not even a good one, but I was a loyal runner. Running made me feel good. It made me ‘okay’. On days when I was angry, run down, the worst of my depressive and suicidal moods … Continue reading

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How I have stayed alive since I tried to end my life

*A blog reader asked to have my email address so she/he could ask me a question. It was a very important one and I felt it a good idea to post both question and answer here. It helped me see … Continue reading

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‘To make what I did wrong right’

Originally posted on What happens now?:
This week we hear from Christine O’Hagan, who writes about opening up to colleagues and others as a high-achieving Texas businesswoman. Good timing, as the director of psychology at a top-ranked U.S. psychiatric hospital…

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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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30 Days of Mental Illness Awareness Challenge- Day 27

Day 27: Explain a “good” day. A “good day”… In a prior post I wrote about a typical day in my life both when I am ‘well’ and when ‘sick’. Thankfully there are more good/well days than sick/bad but often … Continue reading

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30 Days of Mental Illness Awareness Challenge- Day 18

Day 18: What do you wish people would understand in regards to mental illness and/or mental health? Where to begin… One year ago there was little I knew about mental health/illness. I wouldn’t expect those not affected by issues related … Continue reading

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