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Silence Reconsidered

For most of my life, I’ve seen silence as a guardian, a companion, an essential part of who I am. I’ve lived with silence like cotton in my mouth, shoving all my words back into my lungs. 295 more words

Being Crazy

If Colon Cancer Was Depression

A story about Jane Doe, a woman who lives in a alternate universe who has treatment resistant colon cancer.

Dr. Quack: We have finished all the tests Mrs. 379 more words


Things Have Been Better Lately (Kind Of)

Last month it took 27 days to find a way to the grocery store, but this month has been a major turn around.  I was able to find a ride to the grocery store early.  442 more words


Very Disapointed In The "Magic" DBT

I stopped therapy a year ago.  After 22 years of not feeling any better, I decided I had enough and left.  Even after taking DBT, I never felt better, although I kept having therapist tell me how much better I’m doing.  524 more words


Another Day Goes By

Had a social worker drop by today, something I have to endure every other week to get my rent partially paid.  When I signed up for this rent program, the social worker was also supposed to help you with life situations, but after a year I got a new worker and they stopped doing that completely.  196 more words