Category: psychology

I’m re-watching the show Homeland with actress Claire Danes. It is revealed in the first season — mild spoiler — that she has bipolar disorder. While it is not a perfect portrayal of the disorder, it is the closest depiction of the actual experience of mania and depression that I have seen in a movie […]

Well, yesterday I went to the dentist (and everyone knows how fun that is) for a cleaning and they noticed I had a fracture in my tooth that needs to be taken care of quite soon (with a crown). It will, with insurance, cost over $1k. And with such a sticker shock I ask myself, […]

I’m not good at speaking off the cuff. I talk in circles – my thoughts are never linear – and when asked a question I rarely give a direct answer. I hate this about myself. When the hospital called earlier today adrenaline coursed through my veins. I started shaking. I thought my husband was in […]

Hi friends! This one is a long post. I haven’t been able to blog. I’m just so stressed out, at all times. Primarily by what’s happening at home. Last night my son and I spent the night at my in-laws’ (along with my daughter who has been living there). We’ve still got rats in our […]

I woke up at 5:44 am but was in the midst of keto flu. Last night when I got home I felt shaky so I ate some dinner and then laid down. I took a THREE HOUR nap, woke up for a couple hours and then went to sleep again at 11pm. During the night […]