Teaching is a cornerstone of society And yet teachers are so poorly paid The put their heart and soul into it Like nurses, they share the same destiny They too are overworked and underpaid Why do they do it? It is their vocation, their calling. We must not take them for granted. As we … Continue reading Poem; Vocation.
Yesterday, was my visit with to the psychiatrist. I was looking forward to this meeting as I had high expectations. I was hoping to be able to change my treatment and to end this strategy to keep me slightly depressed to avoid potential damaging hypomanic phases. This is killing me slowly as I find myself … Continue reading Trip to the psychiatrist.
My memory loss is going from bad to worse. I have read a post from Jeannett_ptsd which triggered a train of thoughts that was initiated by a significant snafu of mine this afternoon. My wife’s colleague along with others invited us this afternoon for tea time. I was briefed many times not bring a sensitive … Continue reading Down memory loss.
I feel like I've been hit by a train as I had a short night, where the meds didn’t get enough time to do their job. I still felt the repercussions until late afternoon. This was when I realized their potencies. I decided to write something despite all of the above as I want to … Continue reading Today I am struggling and exhausted.
I was sure that I did get rid of a problem of mine but was forced to realize that it wasn’t the case. It is rather disturbing. It came about when I went to the airport to pick up my daughter who was coming from London. She came to help me out with the boys … Continue reading An Old Feeling Revisited.
Everybody keeps telling me the same thing, being my psychiatrist, psychologist, my family or friends. (By the way, when I mention my family it entails my wife and my three children, nobody else.) They all tell me to let it go, forget about the past and stop dreaming. It won’t come back. But I can’t. … Continue reading I Am Lost And Exhausted.
Every single morning is the same thing. I can’t get up! The alarm is on snooze for at least half hour until I find a way to kick myself out of bed. I have no choice as I have to drive my boys to school. We are so isolated that even the school bus doesn’t drive … Continue reading I Don’t Do Mornings Well.
As scheduled, I went to my psychiatrist today. It was quite a long and draining session. We covered many issues in detail. I don’t know about you, but to me, the longer they are, the more tiresome they become. My doctor’s opinion on dreams and nightmares is as follows. In both cases, it is our … Continue reading Visit To The Psychiatrist
The majority of people do not like to take medicine, especially drugs that are prescribed. Their reluctance is understandable as most drugs are poisonous to our organs and the side effects are strong and intolerable. We don’t know and are not told precisely which drugs damage what. The visible physical side effects are obviously easier … Continue reading Side Effects That Affect Others
It’s about 6:30 pm. The twilight is near its end, leading the path for darkness to set in. The night hasn’t started yet, but the darkness has engaged the first signs of anxiety. I feel already some discomfort settling in. I know that the anxiety will rise and I anticipated it by taking some medication. … Continue reading The Pivotal Hours