Category Archives: stigma

Not Always or Every & God Sees

BPD people want to be needed. How I dealt with this.

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Buster Keaton, Brother Lawrence & Popcorn

January 9. 2017 Sometimes it seems like nothing goes wrong and I have a perfect day… key work SOMETIMES – usually scant and far a few (where did that saying from come – far a few?) I’m usually good at seeing the bigger things in life – the trees in the forest – and mostly …

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A Little of This, A Hard “That” & Stallions

God has been confirming where my ministry is… it is to women with mental health issues just like me. And that I will be in the trenches with them… for now at least, the physical healing has not been granted. I still deal with fatigue and down days. I have my network of accountability partners …

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Downsizing or Upsizing

Dear hubby is nearing his retirement day… simply put… he’s finally found his body just can’t perform like it did 10years. His ambition’s and dreams are those of a youthful 20 year old. He has the skill and knowledge of a 40 year old, but the body of an 80 year old.  One of his …

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Year 3

Three years ago today, January 3, 2014, was the first day I realized I was in serious trouble. January 3 – I recall answering a simple question out loud and then saying internally “they have no idea I want to kill myself” This wasn’t just dealing with the blues where I took medication for 6 …

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Jan 1st, Hummer & Civic 

January 1st. The day we all make promises and goals and by February 1st…  yah… The holidays of saying happy thoughts are over… people are not in touch… the promise of getting together drifts off… And while fading away is socially acceptable… for people struggling with mental health it can be devastating… their “happy” chemicals …

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God Never Wastes A Hurt

This past weekend I spent time watching videos by Chonda Pierce  – she is the Queen of Clean and rated as the top funny woman… and she is hilarious… she takes everyday life and adds a comedic twist to it. She is also an advocate for mental health issues and is very open about her own …

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Walt Disney – “Life is a harsh sentence…”

How Celebrate Recovery agrees with Walt Disney

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Time…

It’s been over a year since my last post… a lot can happen in a year… and in some ways time can seem to stand still… I’m not where I was a year ago… I am closer to God again… and I’m enjoying that… I have a better support system in place… and I’ve needed …

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How can you be depressed?!?!?

The other day at group therapy we were discussing on how people seem to think that depression “MUST” be gone the first time you laugh or crack a joke… yes, depressed people can still laugh and joke around… and giggle… and thank God we can – or the results might be horrendous.  I liken it …

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