It’s Exhausting

Functioning in society with any chronic mental or emotional illness is incredibly exhausting. Maintaining a reasonably high level of functionality with my Bipolar Disorder and dual addictions (anxiety is part and parcel at times) has required a tremendous amount of vigilance and diligent effort at employing the myriad tool with which I am blessed every … Continue reading It’s Exhausting

Bandaids

Though our decision was a vital and crucial step, it could have little permanent effect unless at once followed by a strenuous effort to face, and to be rid of, the things in ourselves which had been blocking us. Our liquor was but a symptom. So we had to get down to causes and conditions. … Continue reading Bandaids

Anxiety

Clinical Anxiety is part and parcel of many mental and emotional illnesses, disorders, and conditions, including my Bipolar Disorder and addictions. Before I got into intensive treatment and 12 Step Fellowship Spirituality in 2010, it was a much more frequent and intense visitor. It still drops in at times to remind me that it hasn't … Continue reading Anxiety

Malignant Narcissists

Malignant Narcissists even have the ability to inflict incalculable suffering upon an entire nation. Empty the prisons of non-violent offenders (employing reform justice) and people with true brain diseases (providing them with treatment), and use the cages to segregate the foul predators from society. JM