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SheriK.

Chillicothe, Ohio
Bipolar disorder 1 tries to run my life, but I won't let that happen. In addition, I am a domestic... Full Bio
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Do you know what it feels like? by SheriK. Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression Some people have absolutely no idea what it feels like to have bipolar disorder. Some people can't fathom what one is feeling, and I often think it's because they don't wa ... Read on »
Oh, To Be A Cat by SheriK. Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression If you don't care about cats, skip this one. My mother-in-law had a cat named Smokey. He was a stray that wandered into my husband's home many years ago, and she took ... Read on »
Spring makes depression worse? by SheriK. Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression Now, while the birds thus sing a joyous song, And while the young lambs bound As to the tabor's sound, To me alone there came a thought of griefWilliam Wordsw ... Read on »
Life with bipolar disorder CAN be good by SheriK. Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression With the help of two little pills, learning it's ok to ask for help, increasing my activities, and Weight Watchers , I've dragged myself out of my depression. I'm gue ... Read on »
Lost memories by SheriK. Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression When did that cute little girl become the I-don't-give-a-fuck girl that dresses like a slut to go to the zoo with her parents? How far back can bipolar disorder start, and ... Read on »
A loving death by SheriK. Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression This poor bedraggled cat appeared on my husband's back porch at least ten years ago. He had two different colored eyes and no tail. Greg left some food out for t ... Read on »
Time is my enemy by SheriK. Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression I'm drowning. Life is getting to be much too overwhelming, and my constant companion - mixed episode - just won't leave me alone. One minute I'm feeling horribly depress ... Read on »
Confused by the numbers by SheriK. Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression In order to receive a cancellation of a small student loan, I had to have my psychiatrist fill out a form detailing my symptoms. I know he has to make it look worse than ... Read on »
Defining abuse, violence, or assault by SheriK. Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression A friend of mine, another abuse survivor, asked me an interesting question. I was going to respond directly to her, but I thought perhaps other people might have the same qu ... Read on »
5 Quid For Life by SheriK. Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression Since I joined Facebook, I've learned that there is a wide world out there full of people struggling just like I am. I am not alone. The mental health support  I've received ... Read on »
WTF? by SheriK. Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression While trying to make some simple changes to my blog, some important elements seem to have disappeared...like the freakin' title for goodness sakes.  Anyway, I hope to get it ... Read on »
Tumbling backward into DV Land by SheriK. Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression If only it were this easy.  There are so many websites about domestic violence with warning signs, explanations of why we don't leave, how to survive, how to t ... Read on »
Escape by SheriK. Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression I still remember the day we left. He was facing charges that summer for Brandishing a Weapon, namely a .357 magnum in my face. My husband made me try to back out of the ch ... Read on »