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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 Secret Closet…..Bipolar Disorder

“I never connected your being Bipolar with mental illness”.  That was what my son said to me yesterday. He said he knew I had extreme highs and lows, because I had told him that years ago when I was formally … Continue reading

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Normal…Let’s Refine What That Really Means

I think the word normal is misused.  Here is why.  I knew of a medical student who was sneezed on by an infant while making rounds at a hospital where he was getting his training. He left the hospital, went  home, … Continue reading

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Talking and Listening are Worlds Apart………..HEARING IS AN ART

This was written in 2014. The message is still a good one today. Listen carefully to those you care about. They may be saying something important that you need to hear. Communicating from my heart and soul about being Bipolar … Continue reading

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