Okay, so it’s been a year since I blogged… so what??? What have I been doing? Well, continuing recovery, of course! And I must say, it’s been an instructive year. I think I’m finally learning to “go with the flow…”
Most of my life I was indifferent to politics. I considered politicians to be people who said what they needed to say to be elected, and then played word games to explain away their failure to keep election promises.
During a psychotic episode – or, in this case, a semi-episode, it is as though a great window opens up and the heavens pour through – with all the light and wind and song and thunder of a wondrous choir of angels. There is so much information – more than the mind can possibly process … More Least burdensome… most generous
Mom and I had our phone call yesterday, and she mentioned that she had been somewhat concerned the past several days that I might be starting down the road toward an episode. I confess, I was concerned too. When episodes begin, I become very “good” and somewhat poetic, seeing messages everywhere and interpreting things to … More Coming back down to Earth
Each day, I get up intending to have a “normal” day. I think, “I will have breakfast, get ready, and go to work. I’ll have lunch, finish my work and come home. I’ll do some housework, eat dinner, enjoy some leisure time, and sleep… and then I’ll get up and do it again.” But somehow, … More A Wrench in the Works
Here’s the next post in the original Facebook series. The link is http://www.ada.gov/pubs/ada.htm. Another site with which to become familiar is http://www.dol.gov/compliance/laws/comp-fmla.htm for the Family & Medical Leave Act of 1993 (also amended in 2008), which is unpaid leave but can protect your job (and your employer) should you need to miss work due to a mental illness condition.
From an early age, I was encouraged to make mathematics a primary focus of my education. I don’t know whether I had a knack for it, or if it was just the nature of the “science & technology” age.
I have so much to share, I hardly know where to begin. Should I continue to focus on mental illness and mental health? Should I tell my own story? What is most important? Recent events cause me to continually question my sense of priorities. Do I really know what’s most important for me to do … More YOU JUST HAVE TO LAUGH