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Book adoration, writing, and the terrifying link.

I don’t want to talk about mental illness right now. I want to talk about other parts of me, because maybe I am a little recovered, and that means that there are other parts of me than just the endlessly … Continue reading

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I had a difficult time this past week. I went to a book-signing by an author whose blog helped me out during the recovery from my last hospitalization.  It was a book about her own struggles with depression, anxiety, and … Continue reading

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I am other.

My sister became Mrs. Bishop this Saturday. It was the event of my summer, the lingering thought behind every waking moment, the deadline around which other goals stopped and started. And, now it’s over. And, to be honest, I feel … Continue reading

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A tale of Vermont

I went to Vermont for a good friend’s wedding this weekend. I met her while working for jetBlue in Burlington, and she is, without a doubt, the most unerringly optimistic, enthusiastic, energetic person I have ever met.  She is never … Continue reading

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I restart.

I went back to work this week. Granted, it was only for three days and it was still at the, mostly, mind-numbingly boring job that I have held for the past year and a half.   But still, it’s a start. … Continue reading

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It’s aliiiiive

I feel alive. I feel empowered. I feel like things are possible. I feel like the life I lead is not easily captured in a five second introduction. I went out today. I listened to music, and poetry, and rapping, … Continue reading

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Here we go to the hospital. The thoughts did chase the brain.

It is challenging for me to write, because I am embarrassed.   I was in the hospital again.  I started having obsessive, intrusive thoughts that Eric was going to throw me out of the house, didn’t care, that the people in … Continue reading

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I had forgotten about this

Wow.  18 months later and I was about to log onto WordPress to create a new blog, when lo and behold, this one appeared.  I had forgotten I had written it.  I guess it was tossed to the refuse of … Continue reading

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The only hope we   have is you and   your dreams  

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Spiraling into comparisonitis and onto dark memory lane.

I worked yesterday.  Early in the morning, on little sleep. The morning prior to work involved a shower mishap that brought me back to falling flat on a wet floor the first day of the ill-fated semester of Spring 2013, … Continue reading

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