The Winter Of My Discontent

Finding The End of Unhappiness

The more up-to-date the information, the more valuable it is. Katie Jacobs Stanton As we’ve already covered, the last week of September 2020, I was diagnosed with several co-occurring mental disorders (you can find my diagnosis post here). At 38 years old, I was finally getting the answers I had been seeking my whole life. Most …

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“Little by little becomes a lot.” Anonymous It’s been an eventful, uneventful week. Lots to talk about, but also kind of boring. So, let’s dive in… I have a quick update! I finally saw a new doctor to manage my medications and things went better than I had hoped. I explained to her that, after …

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I have great respect for the past. If you don’t know where you’ve come from, you don’t know where you’re going. Maya Angelou In May, I started this blog, hot and heavy. I was in the long process of telling my story and things just…stopped. I couldn’t write anymore. Honestly, the things that I was …

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What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, and more unashamed conversation. Glenn Close So. I just found out that I have ADHD-I (and a bunch of other stuff !) and I’m pissed. I also felt something else, though, besides the anger. I had hope! Real hope! ADHD is misunderstood and often underdiagnosed and …

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The events in our lives happen in a sequence in time, but in their significance to ourselves they find their own order the continuous thread of revelation. Eudora Welty At some point in the early aughts, I asked a provider that I was seeing if we could please finally find out what was wrong with …

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