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The 8th and 9th Step for both AA and Beepers by Susan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder When I quit drinking, doing the 8th and 9th steps was easy. All the people i upset with my drinking saw me sober up abd after a year or so when I finally started this s ... Read on »
Goodnight Irene by Susan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder It seems silly to write this, but Holly the cat and I are fine. Lots of flooding in my neck of the woods, but to be honest, I've been through hurricanes Gloria and Floy ... Read on »
The Latest Psychiatric News in NJ (And My Thoughts About It) by Susan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Thank you to my online friends who are worried about Holly (and her Human), with the more than likely hit of Hurricane Irene in this area. As  I write this, the h ... Read on »
Tales From A Therapy Cat- On Helping My Human On Depression by Susan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Meow! For those who are not regular readers of this blog- my name is Holly. I am a 12 year old tan tabby cat who lives with Susan. I am not trained as a therapy cat, b ... Read on »
This time the depression is - laissez faire by Susan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder (Warning, may contain triggers)  I can see the sun rise from my bed. I can see the sun set. Other than to walk to the toilet, or feed the cat, I don't want to leav ... Read on »
Mind Freedom Alert:Free Alison Hymes from Western State Hospital by Susan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder     Free Alison Hymes from Western State Hospital        by Frank Blankenship A short while back, Charlottesville Virginia resident Alison Hymes, long time ... Read on »
Sunday Funnies by Susan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Because everyone should have a good laugh on a Sunday. Read on »
On Depression-it's not sloth by Susan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Every morning I make a cup of coffee and look at the window, and see neighbors walking to the bus stop to commute into the city, or getting into their cars to drive to ... Read on »
New Antidepressant Induced Chronic Depression Has a Name: Tardive Dysphoria by Susan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I love Gianna Kali . She really nailed it in today's post about now antidepressant-induced chronic depression has a name:Tardive Dysphoria. If you don't read Gianna, sh ... Read on »
Irish Lawyers Threaten Blogger Mom by Susan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I'm a Jersey girl. I've lived in NJ since I was 8 months old. With the exception of other year of my life, I have lived in the Garden State my entire life. As much as  ... Read on »
Speechless by Susan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I made it here but in a lot of pain. Bless you who showed up at Psych Out- the people who put it together and the ones who had the courage to speak. And to Mr. Rober ... Read on »
I'm still here by Susan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I'm still here. Between being so depressed I cannot get out of the bed, my Mac dying, and more problems with my health- I haven't been blogging. It's back to 18 hour da ... Read on »
Slump by Susan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder The world didn't come to an end this weekend. But my world continues to evolve into a downhill spiral. My agoraphobia is back with a vengeance. I  cannot leave the apar ... Read on »
This has nothing to do with mental health. Please save this cat by Susan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I normally do like this time of year. Autumn sounds so much nicer than fall. Watching the leaves fall in my part of the country is the most beautiful gift that Mother N ... Read on »
Rerun:Memories Of The Way I Was by Susan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder A year ago, when my parents sold the house my sister and I grew up in, and moved into one of those new Over 55 retirement communities that are being built up around her ... Read on »
Hoppy Holidays by Susan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Wishing everyone a very happy Easter and Passover holiday. May your families be happy and healthy, and everyone gets a chocolate bunny. Please keep in mind, sho ... Read on »
Where I'm Calling From by Susan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder My father is dying. It could be weeks, months, or days or hours. We don't know. I have to admit, I am cringing every time the phone rings and I see their number o ... Read on »
Thoughtful Thursday Time For a Cute Fix by Susan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I will be spending most of the day with the urologist, to figure out why I am having problems urinating. Bladder and kidney tests, blood work, oh fun!! So to keep ever ... Read on »
IRE Award Winner- Robert Whitaker! by Susan .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Congratulations to Robert Whitaker, author of "Anatomy of an Epidemic", and 'Mad in America", for being one of the few recipients of a 2010 IRE award, winning the categ ... Read on »