Life…On Pain

There will be times of woe There will be times of want There will be times of knee shattering pain. Know it, expect it, accept it.   Don’t pretend Don’t medicate Don’t temporize Cry it, heal it, accept it.   But do not seek it Do not fan the flames Do not make it harder…

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People in Emotional Pain

 To heal pain you must step up to it, you must examine it, you must find its deepest truth. This will hurt…a lot! We must step into our own internal fire of Armageddon where all things are revealed. About them, about us. And then we must express it, re-interpret it, understand it, accept it, and then own…

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Madness that wouldn’t heal

Dear reader people experiencing mental illness suffer as much…sometimes more…from the harshness and rejection of their fellow beings. In writing these particular posts I hope to open people’s hearts a little more thereby maybe encouraging a kinder response. For me uppermost in my mind has always been the thought ‘what if this were me’. Please ponder…what if this…

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Medicating Emotions; avoiding pain to our detriment

I wrote recently about drugging our lives and continuing in that vein I first must say;  There are absolutely times whereby medication is required. There are some psychiatric illnesses where medication is as essential as insulin is to the person with Type One Diabetes. But note that word illness. Schizophrenia, Bipolar, Uni-polar. Without medication people…

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Drugging Our Lives

“10 year study of inpatient kids: 44% got antipsychotics. Is that a lot? Yes. It’s a lot. And most of the time, not even for psychosis. 44% of the PTSD and ADHD kids got antipsychotics. You can wrack your brain trying to figure this out or blame the usual suspects, but the answer is right…

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Grief

I am in grief. It feels doubly so. For this death…its violence, leaves the heart screaming…It shouldn’t have been this way. And now I sit barely able to breathe as I ponder the roads ahead. Terrified to numbness, at how the potentials may play out. Choices his dear ones may make…with their minds overcome by…

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