February 2013: Mental Health and Life Paths

AngelFor this month’s Let’s Talk About topic, I think it would be interesting to discuss how mental health has influenced the roads we’ve traveled in life.

As an example, I’ll narrate a brief version of my life journey, a journey I’ve discussed in much more detail on my personal blog.

For most of my life, I ignored my mental health issues and got along fine, doing well up through college. Continue reading

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Medication Roulette

RubyOh, two of my least favorite concepts: gambling and medication adjustments.

We’ll start with gambling, because it’s more straightforward.  As much as I spend lots of money on things most people would consider frivolous or disposable (clothes, makeup, pens), I have never believed in the concept of throwing money away.  To me, that’s exactly what gambling is.  I could spend a buck and, against the odds and in my wildest dreams, wind up with hundreds of thousands, maybe even millions of dollars because of it. Continue reading