Hi there!  Well, gosh, what on earth can I say to all of you?  First things first, for those who don’t know me, my name is Ruby, and I’m the admin of A Canvas Of The Minds.  Before I get into the finer points of the setup here, though, I’d like to offer a proper greeting.  I guess as each of you fall into one of three distinct groups, with a little overlap (you’ll see what I mean in a sec), I need to say three distinct things. Continue reading


The Vagaries of Indecisiveness

AngelAs with most choices I am presented with, I remain indecisive about joining Canvas.

According to the DSM, one of the symptoms of depression is “diminished ability to think or concentrate, or indecisiveness, nearly every day (either by subjective account or as observed by others).”

When does indecisiveness become too much to handle, so pervasive that it would fit the DSM‘s criterion as a symptom of depression? Continue reading

Lulu – The Start of Something New

Lulu newHello to my fellow authors and readers. I am identified on WordPress as Lunasunshine, but I recognize myself better as Lulu. Lunasunshine is thought of the sun and the moon, representing a duality that exists when one has bipolar disorder. Lulu is a Final Fantasy X character. She is a powerful mage with an attitude problem. All are parts of me.

As for the rest of it, you can find the long form in About Lulu, and About My Bipolar II. But in the short form, I’m Lulu, a woman trapped alone with bipolar disorder II. Continue reading