With my condition (plus all the meds I take)… I have found I do best with 9 hours of nightly sleep. I still take naps most days. And, it is difficult for me to get 9 hours, but I feel … Continue Reading I Have Been Experimenting With Getting More Continuous Nightly Sleep
Some people play pretend. They say, “T is a bad man!” Then, there are those who KNOW he’s a bad man! Leaving quite a difference to compute for some, including Republicans (of which T is barely one)… More of a … Continue Reading Character Vs. The Issues, Part One
I was watching “Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath,” and have been thinking about that and the military and a lot of other “get them while they’re young” organizations. You know, it is true? When you get someone to follow … Continue Reading What Makes You Value Something?
NOTE: I sometimes deal with the following angst, as a result of my psychosis. And, having high anxiety doesn’t help matters. I have to tell you… I am stressed about the election. And, I don’t trust my government as things … Continue Reading I Am Fearful
I don’t do that well! The difference between now and at any point in my life before I was diagnosed, is significant! I just want to be able to be more consistent in my day to day life! I have … Continue Reading I Think A Lot About How I Function
I am sad at the moment. I feel like I am somewhat lost amid my beliefs. Part of the problem is that I am looking for a label for them. And, I haven’t quite found the right one. Oh well, … Continue Reading I Am Reminded That There Is Good In People
So, tomorrow is the general election here in the United States. And, most people have voted, or know who they are voting for. Faced with so much school debt, it has become all but impossible for even the smartest, most … Continue Reading Winning At All Costs: Education Woes
I recently reconnected with someone from my past, who knew a different version of myself. Not that my being different in the past matters really, but our knowing each other, took place just before (and during) my becoming full-blown ill. … Continue Reading Keeping Good Boundaries: When People Perceive My Being Kind For My Being Well
1. First and foremost, being (or not being) vulnerable is a boundaries issue! 2. You can choose to be vulnerable with people who have (and are) proving themselves, worthy of this intimate form of sharing. 3. There is an exception … Continue Reading When And How To Be Vulnerable
How can I tell you that this isn’t all me?That it’s a lot of the illness and only some of me?While I can’t control my thoughts…I can control how I sometimes perceive those thoughts!That’s when I try my hardest!The ego … Continue Reading The Challenge For Optimal Mental Health, Part Two (A Poem)
There are no easy answers.Whatever you do, there will be a trade-off!Life sucks!You can try as you might, but you will never be free of all your symptoms!The question is, “how much can you take?”That’s really what this boils down … Continue Reading The Challenge For Optimal Mental Health, Part One (A Poem)
I don’t care what religion (or non-religion) it is you practice, but in America… Christianity (for example)… is tied eerily closely to the right! For that reason, it has become increasingly difficult for me to understand why! Just, why! Why … Continue Reading Finding Meaning In The World Today
My first blog post was February 10, 2020. Here it is. And, nine months later… I am still going strong! I am grateful for your support!!! 300 is a big number and signifies a lot of hard work… This space … Continue Reading 300 Posts And Going Strong!
Nathan from MBNB made a post recently, that got me thinking about taking care of my mental health, and what … Continue Reading Taking Care Of Your Mental Health: What Does It Mean?
I have been posting from my phone a lot lately, and that makes renaming “images” largely inconvenient. So, the change … Continue Reading I Am Not Posting Many “Images” Anymore
As I was re-reading the post (several times), I caught onto what my reader’s were saying… I didn’t realize that … Continue Reading I Took A Long, Hard Look At Yesterday’s Post (And, The Responses I Got)