A boring update

Once again, I’ve left it too long since I’ve written here. Again, mostly because nothing much has been going on. In terms of mental health, that is. In the rest of my life, I’m close to landing a great new job and I’ve started seeing a great new guy. But this isn’t the place for […]

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April 25th, 2011 by "Alice"

Parentheses overload

Well, I’ve been avoiding writing here for a few reasons — the main reason being a fear of putting my thoughts into concrete words. Because my thoughts have been far from positive these past few weeks. Nothing has really changed, except that I’m off work now so I have more time to sleep (or to […]

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November 27th, 2010 by "Alice"

Looking for — relative — peace

“It’s not hypomania, it’s your anti-psychotic.” There’s a sentence I never thought I’d hear come from Dr. A’s lips, but it was one I heard at our appointment today. So the anti-psychotic, which by definition is meant to curb hypomania, is causing all the agitation I’ve been feeling lately. The not being able to sit […]

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July 8th, 2010 by "Alice"

I’m so happy, cause today I found my friends…

The past couple of weeks have been a bit of a blur, so please excuse my absence from the blog. After theĀ  suicidal thoughts overwhelmed my mind, I took some time off work. On my last day, the Friday after it all happened, I was bouncing along in the office, not fully aware of my […]

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June 16th, 2010 by "Alice"

One pill, two pill, three pill, four

I’ve officially become an old lady…. Today I bought one of those pill containers, you know, the ones that have the days of the week and you can store all your pills for each day. Except that now I’m on so many pills that I actually had to buy on that has a separate day […]

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April 15th, 2010 by "Alice"

Searching for the light switch

“If the docs keep waving their arms around at random, eventually they flick on the light switch by mistake.” This is a line from a book I just finished reading — Generosity: An Enhancement, by Richard Powers. It’s about a woman who comes from a war-torn country to study in a slightly futuristic version of […]

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April 14th, 2010 by "Alice"