Tag Archives: Stigma

Er, Can I Speak Now?

First and foremost, I know that there are people in the United States who are just as disappointed with the past election as I am. I know I’m not alone but someoneĀ out there may feel that they are alone. Not … Continue reading

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sympathy for my illness?

mass ignorance growing excusing behaviors artfully side-steping contradictions hidden insults defeat head hung low no longer defiant one voice is a whisper no more strength a whisper too meek defenseless i whisper no more who cares anyway as stupid can’t … Continue reading

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…said the spider to the fly

We have a spider which has built quite the condominium across three windows. Windows that I must look through every day. Three windows I’m avoiding washing because of the local resident, and all its victims. The web keeps growing… Today, … Continue reading

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When the Laughing Stops

Again, we have lost another celebrity to the hopelessness that is a part of depression. The torture that a person lives with, and believes that suicide is the only option left to escape the pain their brain is held captive. … Continue reading

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Another Look Into My World–Which is Probably Repetitive

Yeah, I’m not the best at coming up with creating titles to draw in a reader, but….meh. The reason why I write about mental illness is because I know a little bit about it. Not everything, but I know what … Continue reading

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Can’t We Have a Real Conversation?

Years ago, I had a bunch of serious chatter going on in my mind. Not the every day worries of most people, I obsessed. The earthquake in Haiti–obsessed about it. Day and night. I desperately wanted to do something, but … Continue reading

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Oh—Who am I to Judge

Urgh! I seriously hate stereotyping, but I’m about to do it. First of all, we were watching a reality show on television, and a young woman was not “acting” the way another thought she should. The man said, “I don’t … Continue reading

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One More Set Back for Mental Illness

I don’t know how many football fans there are around the country, but if you are a watcher of the television, or read news articles, many of you have heard what was called a bizarre interview by a Seattle Seahawks … Continue reading

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You Can Get Better

I reblogged a story about a man who is looking for the man who kept him from jumping off a London bridge six years ago. After reblogging, I had an errand to run. It just so happened, the radio station … Continue reading

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Change of Ways

I will no longer write about my depression. I have it, it’s my burden to bear. I have worked VERY hard to reach a stable mental state. I now see things far more clearly than I have ever seen them. … Continue reading

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