Monthly Archives: October 2014

Losing Myself in Depression

The past two weeks have been full of depression, not a fun time.  I wish I could figure out why my chemistry goes haywire.  When the depression takes over I do not feel present.  I lose who I believe I … Continue reading

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WHAT IS THE REAL COST OF BULLYING CHILDREN

I wrote this a number of years ago and the message rings true today as well. I think bullying could be why some kids turn to drugs and end up overdosing. I think juvenile suicide is often linked to being … Continue reading

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When Bad Things Happen To Good People: Mass Depression…Where is Faith?

Last week I got the news that my granddaughter’s husband has Leukemia.  I am flat as a pancake right now.  Her husband is in his late twenties, a devoted husband, dad to a 3-year-old son and seven month old daughter. … Continue reading

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The King of Computers……The Brain

My heart keeps me alive, feeding nutrients throughout my body. The geometry and elasticity of my bones and muscles allow me to move. AND MY BRAIN RUNS THE SHOW.  I have been thinking, obsessively I might add, about the brain … Continue reading

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My See Saw Life

Today was predictable but the intensity was its own. I am down and really did not want to blog about it. Someone who has encouraged me to blog about being Bipolar encouraged me to write while I was experiencing highs … Continue reading

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