NOTE: Life sucks! And, I hate the fear that is associated with sharing this post, and the one on the topic, that precedes it… but, even though life is difficult and I am afraid, I am publishing this bit of info. anyway! The short version of my diagnostic history, is that I had a few […]Read More Coping With Some Of The Suffering That Is Brought On By Both Life And (Mainly) My Schizoaffective Disorder
It is so unsettling.Thinking of you.Thinking of it!Knowing it’s out of reach.Knowing it was once possible!But, not really.Wondering why I can’t move past.All that hinders me to this day!I wish for a better tomorrow.Yet, lack the ability to make it so.Tell me how to make it better!Aside from some stability.One day at a time.Read More How To Make It Better (A Poem)
I did a guest post for Mental health 360° today, of which I am proud. It was great fun, and it was a joy working with Caz! Here is the guest post in its entirety: https://mentalhealthfromtheotherside.com/2020/04/17/living-with-schizoaffective-disorder/ Caz has a lot to say about mental health herself, as a Mental Health Nurse, with designations in Mental […]Read More I Have Schizoaffective Disorder… So, What Is That Experience Like?
This week I am making an observation: “There are a lot of people who are unintelligent and/or don’t think.” Please reply seriously or in good fun. (Click here for past Philosophical Friday’s.)Read More Philosophical Friday
BLOGLOVIN’ is a great place to follow all kinds of blogs—in one place—from all across the Internet! My blog is now associated with BLOGLOVIN’. 🙂 You can follow me by clicking on any of the BLOGLOVIN’ links in this post, or by clicking on the BLOGLOVIN’ button, which is located on the right hand side […]Read More Follow Me On BLOGLOVIN’
NOTE: To some, this will seem like a play on words. To me, however, this is the difference between feeling bad or “OK” to feeling good or “confident.” There is nothing that I did A) That “caused” my mental illness, and B) There is no attitude to adopt “because” of my mental illness (before I […]Read More Recovery In Mental Illness Is A Myth (And More People Need To Know It)
Is it in my head?I don’t know.And, I don’t think so.Take what we know, and then go from there!Is it possible that the problem is me?I defer to the fact that people “just don’t understand.”But, even if they did.Would it all be in my head?Read More What Is Truth (A Poem)?
I don’t know that it ever really goes away. At least it hasn’t for me. The fogginess is something that I grapple with every day, and I will get moments where I feel like I am really starting to get something, and then it’s time to take my meds again. I cannot stress enough how […]Read More How Long Did It Take To Notice Some Of The Fogginess Disappear? (Week Six)
“The only meaning I can ascribe to my life is one that challenges me and makes me happy.” —Mio Angelo Perhaps the most motivational person for me in life, is in fact, my grandfather. Watching the 90-year father of my late father, in his last days, knowing that he worked hard his entire life, imparts […]Read More Someone Who I Can Look Up To
NOTE: This essay was written awhile ago. I am more stable at this time. I have chronic schizoaffective disorder (depressive type), and I believe in this very moment, that the government is out to get me. I truly do! Some things that have popped up in recent days are: strange requests for my book (keep […]Read More Why You’ll Think Of Me As Being Symptomatic Right Now (Part Of A Series Of Essays)