I've tried not to think about it much the past few days, mostly because it takes me back to a dark place, but then again it was the light that brought me out of the darkness. Years ago when I woke up in that jail cell and realized that I was not myself, I started… Continue reading Gone
I received this e-mail a few weeks ago ... and it made me cry, mostly because THIS is why I tell my story. I never said that it happens to everybody, but it does happen and it did happen to me. Mr. Hyde ran my life for nine long years and now Dr. Jekyll is… Continue reading The Reason
DISCLAIMER: I will NEVER tell someone to not take antidepressants, to stop taking antidepressants or to change their dose without really doing A LOT of research. The first thing to do if you decide that the antidepressants aren't for you is to talk to whomever prescribed them, work on the issues that brought you to… Continue reading Tapering Antidepressants
In this week's People magazine there are three articles about people who were diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder AFTER being put on antidepressants. Reading those articles made me want to scream and throw things. My court appointed counselor told me a few years ago that Bipolar disorder was going to be the latest diagnosis - and… Continue reading SSRIs – The Whole World is NOT Bipolar
The countdown is on ! Two weeks from today we will be rolling into fabulous Las Vegas ! This will be the first time that we have been there since I went through all of my drama and I am so excited to go. The previous four trips out there are a vague blur thanks… Continue reading Honey – Did You Know That They Have Slot Machines Here?