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I was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder, Type 2 in October 2015. Since then I’ve had hundreds of hours of therapy to undo 20 years of harmful thinking and tried about 10 different medications and have finally found the one right for me (Lamictal). I’ve had to “reprogram” my brain to learn effective ways of thinking so […]

Not knowing where I’ll be living in 2 months is unsettling and I’m nearly constantly thinking about it. I have housing phone apps alerting me of new rentals many times a day. **Buzzz** **Buzzz** **Buzzz** Last night I found the perfect place, or so I thought. I’ve browsed through several dozen properties over the past […]

My apologies for skipping last week’s post! My natural defense to life’s difficulties is to run and hide. We were informed by our landlord that we will have to move out of our rental in June because they want to sell the property. This sucks for multiple reasons: a great increase in housing costs for […]

Where do you see yourself in 5 years? I can perhaps think about where I’d like to be in 1 year, and then in 20 or 30 years. Everything in-between is unclear. In 20-30 years my life fantasy looks like this: I’m living alone with my pet(s). I’ve taken up a creative hobby or goal (writing?) […]

It is truly fascinating how the mind works. Often when we think we have an innovative idea it’s actually a compilation of bits of information that our brain has unconsciously assembled. Case in point, I recently decided to re-watch BBC’s Sherlock. In watching the show a couple years ago I had (consciously) gotten the idea of  […]