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Postpartum anger

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Postpartum anger

I don’t have postpartum depression. I have the pamphlet in my hand from my doctor’s office and I only have one symptom - worry about harming my baby. Nothing...

May 30, 2017

Dear Parents

Dear Parents, I know it must be hard to deal with kids who have cognitive disorders and how a parent has to struggle daily to get the care, needs and...

Sep 27, 2016

My current fight: For long term care

So you'll have to read my first blog post for this one to make sense.  I'm kind of devastated right now, but I...

Sep 9, 2016

Hospitals

It's November, I'm sitting in a hospital bed around one in the morning. An ambulance has brought me here. I stared out the back window as we were bouncing...

Aug 26, 2016

The need to connect

Diagnosed with depression at the age of 21. Was on small doses of meds and life went on. At the age of 35, I got real low and I...

Aug 18, 2016

The natural instinct to talk

"David, there's no switch to flick. There's no cure for what you have. You're depressed and you have to invest time talking about...

Aug 8, 2016

My piece of paper

At the age of 21, I was diagnosed with depression. I was put on small doses of meds.  And life went on. At the the age of 35, I got real...

Aug 1, 2016

Mother, guilt, and shame

Through the years of mothering my son, my constant companions have always been there; guilt, grief, pain, mental illness and shame. There have...

Jul 25, 2016

My team

Hey there, good to see you.  Glad you could join me again.  I had a tough time this morning, but I made it happen.  And seeing as you are...

Jul 22, 2016

My constant carousel ride

A lot of people who suffer from bipolar disorder compare their experience to being on a roller coaster. It's easy to compare the...

Jul 15, 2016

My journey of dealing

For the first eight years of my depression, I managed it-with mediocre success-without the benefit of medication because either the drugs had no effect or the side effects were...

Jul 14, 2016

The rot behind my perfect life

Hi, my name is Al and this is my story. Many people might have never even thought for a second that I suffer...

Jul 13, 2016