Everybody Hurts

On YouTube, there are more than 20,000,000 hits on this song. Somebody hurts… When your day is long And the night The night is yours alone When you’re sure you’ve had enough Of this life Well hang on Don’t let yourself go ‘Cause everybody cries And everybody hurts sometimes Sometimes everything is wrong Now it’sContinue reading “Everybody Hurts”

Bumping or Bouncing

My doctor is amazing.  He has helped me so much.  Sometimes when he is explaining things to me I get a little confused.  He uses medical terminology.  This was one such time. I called his office the other day to see if I could change two of my medications.  That evening he returned my call.Continue reading “Bumping or Bouncing”

depakote – divalproex

Don’t bother to read this.  It is just a normal list of the typical side effects of a miracle mental illness (or seizures) medication.   On the brightside, I started taking this yesterday; it is now in the mix of evening meds.  Oh joy… Depakote can cause other serious side effects, including: Bleeding problems: redContinue reading “depakote – divalproex”

Pure Gold

Photo taken by contributor Don, a man in his fifties from the Western North Carolina Mountains. Throughout his teens and twenties spikes of grandeur, depression, and anxiety were the norm, although back then no one used those terms, at least not in his small town. He struggled throughout his twenties. Don continued to be plaguedContinue reading “Pure Gold”