Category Archives: mental health

Outlet covers

So I figure it’s time for a little mental health update because it’s what I’ve been doing. I have had no med changes since the last time that I blogged about it, so I guess that’s a good thing. I … Continue reading

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Running with music

So a couple weeks ago, I started doing Couch to 5K (henceforth referred to as C25K) in an attempt to try to increase my activity some. I have tried exactly 5 billion times in my lifetime to get active and … Continue reading

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Abilify me

So I guess my blog is where I put all the details on the mental health journey that has been 2016. If these kinds of posts are not your bag, I don’t blame you, but I am finding it therapeutic to … Continue reading

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Lessons in love and loneliness

My wife’s new book, Love Lessons, is out today. It doesn’t really matter that this is her 14th novel (counting the ones she has cowritten with Marie Sexton) – it’s always a bit of a thrill when something I know … Continue reading

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The mind of a monkey

I’m not even sure how to start writing about Monkey Mind: A Memoir of Anxiety.   Actually, strike that – because yes I do.  I knew that I wanted to read this book, but I was torn over whether or not … Continue reading

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For no reason other than because I can and because I kind of want to see what happens, I’m going to go on a temporary break from Facebook.  It starts midnight tonight and I’m going to go for a week.  … Continue reading

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Anne Sexton: A Biography

Holy cow but am I behind on reading for the year.  At the rate I’m going, I’m going to have to do double time this month in order to reach 75 books by December 31st.  But the year is still … Continue reading

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