Category Archives: Depression

Harder Than I Ever Thought it Would Be

We worked long and hard to become parents. Years of infertility filled with tests, needles, examinations, surgeries and the loss of dignity. We moved on to adoption and were again met with questions and the need to prove ourselves. But finally … Continue reading

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Out There

I have been submitting writing to other sights and then losing track when they are posted. So here are the last two (that I am aware of, lol) on Rage Against the Minivan and The Mighty So enjoy and please … Continue reading

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The Longest Day – Part 2

I began this post back in April. Then I crashed and ended up in hospital for 2 months – all for another blog post. But here is the second part to the Longest Day, for the first part click here Once at … Continue reading

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For Real?

So as you may know – because I have references it here a few times – when I was a teenager I spent a significant amount of time on the mental health wards of my area hospital.  It was a … Continue reading

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We Shouldnt Have to

I was going through emails and found this one, sent to our case manager at CPRI in May 2010. It’s pretty intense because I was in crisis with C. I mean that, it wasn’t just him in crisis – our … Continue reading

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Therefore I Share

Mental Illness is nothing to be ashamed of. It is not the fault of the person dealing with it. It is hard for all involved. The individual, family, friends .  . . Mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of … Continue reading

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It’s All Too Much

I know I haven’t been posting lately, but does the old adage – “no news is good news ring true”?  Yes, No, I’m not really sure. The boys themselves are doing well. I’d even go so far as to say … Continue reading

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