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Cathryne

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Should my life cost this much

I went to Spaceway after work.  Bought bread, gelato, ribs, and grapes.  When I saw grapes at 4.00$ and bread at 4.00$ I said, oh h-with it and bought it anyway. Gelato was 5.00$  20$ for 4 items.  Last week I  bought a handbag for way too much money.  I also brought work home with  me.  We have to audit... Read moreChevron
posted 04/17/2014, comments (0)|
HeyJude

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Have lived in NJ, KY, and currently in MI, my home state.

Med Trends

Recently, with my p-doc's blessing, seroquel was dropped completely from my med regimen.  I have been taking one or another anti-psychotic in varying doses for about 8 years to help combat manic episodes.  The meds, overall, have worked well.   Back in the 70s and into the 80's, lithium was the only real hope for treating bipolar.... Read moreChevron
posted 04/17/2014, comments (0)|
John McManamy

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The Dating Game: The Thrill of Victory, the Agony of Defeat

Time for some comic relief. In the novel I’m working on, one of my characters insists that our only purpose in life is to make God laugh. God, in effect, sees the banana peel we are about to slip on. My past week is a case in point ...   In February, with great trepidation, I returned to online dating. A very happy relationship I had... Read moreChevron
birdbreather

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Poking the Tiger in my Mind

I was always told to never poke a tiger with a short stick.   Good advice for sure, but I have found it hard to execute when that tiger lives in your brain, speaks english, and talks trash.   Why won't the suecidal ideation go away?   It's comforting, true. It lets me think i'm in control. I can decide when it ends.   But I am... Read moreChevron
John McManamy

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Police Shootings of People with Mental Illness - This is a Growing Problem

This post has very disturbing content. It involves a recent police shooting and killing of a homeless man with mental illness.     On March 14, Albuquerque police were involved in a stand-off with James Boyd, 38, who had been camping in the foothills outside of town. Mr Boyd, who was contending with schizophrenia, had a history of... Read moreChevron

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