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kim m.

nashville, Tennessee
i am a creative, thoughtful mentally ill human being. i write a blog focusing primarily on mental illness and the stigma that still exists. occasionally i write a bit on politics. and sometimes i write about the entertainment industry since it’s the field i’ve worked in for nearly 11 years. a little background on my mental illness: i was diagnosed with depression at the age of 13. raped at 15 which only heightened my depression. diagnosed with double depression in my mid to... Full Bio
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paging dr. paul weston by kim m. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health hello again, internet. it’s been almost a year since i’ve even been to my site, let alone any others. it’s been an extremely difficult year. i am not ready to get int ... Read on »
little black sandals by kim m. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health hello dear readers if you’re still out there. i simply cannot believe i have been away for nearly 6 months. firstly i’d like to thank the lovely Ana for the inspirati ... Read on »
this should be interesting by kim m. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health a film currently in pre-production, Love and Other Drugs. starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Anne Hathaway. synopsis: A humorous expose of the highly competitive and cutthr ... Read on »
beauty in tragedy by kim m. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health i must admit. i really miss writing. but life has been hectic lately, to say the least. i am in the middle of therapy at a local sexual assault center. it’s a wonderf ... Read on »
it’s not/what you thought/when you first began it by kim m. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health it’s not/what you thought/when you first began it… lyrics from Aimee Mann’s “Wise Up” from one of my favorite songs and film, Magnolia. my absence is not due si ... Read on »
Breaking news in the Seroquel debacle by kim m. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I’ve been following this for far too long…I had to post something. PLEASE click on this link as Furious Seasons has been covering this story in great detail for quite a ... Read on »
MedWatch by kim m. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health still taking a break but i just received this email from the FDA and found it interesting: MedWatch- The FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program ... Read on »
a break by kim m. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I was indirectly accused of being a ‘loyal blind minion’ to a fellow victim of psychiatric medications. I was also indirectly accused of acting petty and school yard-lik ... Read on »
while i’ve been away by kim m. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health So much news and so little time to comment but here are a few stories worth reading: Most NAMI Money is From Psychiatric Drug Industry! BIG surprise (not) but thank y ... Read on »
happy post by kim m. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health It’s hard to find a good latte where I live and I don’t think I’ll ever find something like these: Posted in fun Tagged: happy post, lattes Read on »
Please help prevent a death by kim m. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health times are bad. i know. i see the familiar unemployment check every week. fortunately i’ve been busy (hence my disappearance from here) and i’m just waiting for the money ... Read on »
happy post by kim m. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health more of Maru the cat: Posted in fun Tagged: cats, happy post, maru the cat Read on »
Medicating grief isn’t the answer by kim m. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health We need more doctors like this. From an op-ed at the Boston Globe: ON A RECENT episode of the HBO series “In Treatment,” a CEO of a major company describes with com ... Read on »
Joe Pantoliano on mental illness stigma by kim m. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health thanks to Van for posting on this-I’ve been out of the loop and missed it although I am familiar with what Joe has been doing lately. Joe Pantoliano (The Sopranos, Mem ... Read on »
happy post by kim m. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Maru-the box kitty. ah, I love cats! Posted in fun Tagged: cats, happy post, maru the cat Read on »
compassion by kim m. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I’ve been wanting to write about my beloved dog, Foxy, for quite sometime. She passed away a few years ago although she’s still here with me in my heart. She had been in ... Read on »
quotes by kim m. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health peace quotes by kids: Let the sun shine in the night time and please no more dying. Please let us have peace and no more fighting. People are dying. Sout ... Read on »
7-year-old commits suicide while taking psychiatric meds by kim m. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health This story at the Miami Herald saddens me. It also infuriates me. When are doctors and the FDA going to wake up? What will it take? How many more lives will be lost bef ... Read on »
pregnancy and antidepressants by kim m. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Thanks to Gianna at Beyond Meds for this. And I agree with Gianna, Vogue is definitely a mainstream magazine so maybe a few lives will be saved. That’s all I’ve ever wan ... Read on »
Harvard medical students rebel by kim m. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Thanks to a friend for passing this along. Click here to read the entire article. Two hundred Harvard Medical School students are confronting the school’s admini ... Read on »