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Spoken Word Saturday - Explaining My Depression to My Mother by Sabrina Benaim


Explaining my depression to my mother: A conversation
Mom, my depression is a shapeshifter
One day it’s as small as a firefly in the palm of a bear… 517 more words

Mental Illness

Daily Journal 29th April 2017 (creativity)

I am the creative power in my world.  I express myself creatively as much as possible.

-Louise Hay

This is where I miss being hypomanic.  When I am in periods of hypomania I am super creative.  

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BBC 1Xtra - My Mind And Me (Discussion).

Quite arguably one of the most misunderstood and taboo topics in the world: Mental Health. The BBC bring you a 90 minute open, safe and heartfelt discussion in front of a live studio audience about mental health.

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Say hello to my little friend

So, I have dealt with depression on and off since I was 15. Big surprise there, right? An alcoholic/addict who also has depression? It basically comes with the territory, or so I’m told. 490 more words


Day 29: Cushing’s Awareness Challenge 2017

People often ask me how I found out I had Cushing’s Disease.  Theoretically, it was easy.  In practice, it was very difficult.

In 1983 I came across a little article in the Ladies Home Journal which said: “If you have these symptoms…” 452 more words

Cushing's Awareness Challenge 2017

Day 29- Crossroads in Circle 7 

Day 29 of NaPoWriMo! For the prompt ‘Gate23, that’s where I’ll be’, Crossroads in Circle 7.

(Tomorrow, for sure!) 🙂