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Grandpa March 1, 1935 - May 16th, 2008 Dear Grandpa, I've been thinking about you a lot lately. The other night I cried myself to sleep, because even though it's been since 2008, I can't believe you're gone. I still get angry...
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“Defeat,” a poem
“Defeat” Signing forms, initialing, dating Don’t smile for the camera Strip. I’m not a criminal, I mumble, defeated They say it again: Strip. Shredding off dignity, Not making eye contact See? I told you no track marks. Gritting my teeth when asked about id...
“Defeat” Signing forms, initialing, dating Don’t smile for the camera Strip. I’m not a criminal, I mumble, defeated They say it again: Strip. Shredding off dignity, Not making eye contact See? I told you no track marks. Gritt...
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Depakote: One Full Month
Me I have now been on my full dose of Depakote ( divalproex sodium ) for a month. Today is May the 26th, while I started it on 26th of April. I was expecting to have reached my weird sort of "normal" by now, but I haven't. While in the past week I've had so...
Me I have now been on my full dose of Depakote (divalproex sodium) for a month. Today is May the 26th, while I started it on 26th of April. I was expecting to have reached my weird sort of "normal" by now, but I haven't. Whil...
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Depakote leaves me existing
Since I've had to go back on Depakote for my bipolar, trying to get pregnant had to be put on hold until the medicine can stabilize me for awhile before I go off of it and try again to get pregnant. Depakote can cause a lot of birth defects, including spina...
Since I've had to go back on Depakote for my bipolar, trying to get pregnant had to be put on hold until the medicine can stabilize me for awhile before I go off of it and try again to get pregnant. Depakote can cause a lot o...
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Exceedingly dizzy
Today I've been so incredibly dizzy it's amazing. During the night I tried making it to the bathroom, and I ended up falling and hitting the edge of my altar and hitting my right eye. So now I have a big bruise and it hurts, especially with the pain and swe...
Today I've been so incredibly dizzy it's amazing. During the night I tried making it to the bathroom, and I ended up falling and hitting the edge of my altar and hitting my right eye. So now I have a big bruise and it hurts, ...
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In 2013, our little family moved to a cabin in NY to pursue our dream of homesteading. We were living off-grid on our beutiful little piece of land, and our plans were starting to move along nicely. Then disaster struck. In February of 2015, Max had an accident that cost him his entire left arm....
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A letter to my Grandpa, on this hot summer night
Grandpa March 1, 1935 - May 16th, 2008 Dear Grandpa, I've been thinking about you a lot lately. The other night I cried myself to sleep, because even though it's been since 2008, I can't believe you're gone. I still get angry at the person you were before y...
Grandpa March 1, 1935 - May 16th, 2008 Dear Grandpa, I've been thinking about you a lot lately. The other night I cried myself to sleep, because even though it's been since 2008, I can't believe you're gone. I still get angry...
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"Storm," a poem
I wrote "Storm" last week while struggling with suicidal ideation . Suicidal ideation is when a person has suicidal thoughts and ideas, and perhaps even a detailed plan, but are not planning on acting on those feelings. "Storm" Gray skies defeat me slowly s...
I wrote "Storm" last week while struggling with suicidal ideation. Suicidal ideation is when a person has suicidal thoughts and ideas, and perhaps even a detailed plan, but are not planning on acting on those feelings. ...
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I like this poem but ain't talking about babies..my empty feeling s more related to a sadness, an emptiness
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Over the past several years, we’ve witnessed tragedies that have shattered lives, from school and workplace shootings to private family tragedies. Mental illness affects all of us. Across the country, nearly 60 million Americans live with mental illness. Yet a comprehensive mental health bill has not passed through the United States Congress in 40 years.
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Happy Earth Day!
Today we celebrate celebrating the Earth and how to save her before it's too late. In Greek mythology, the Titan Gaia was the personification of Earth. She created not only the Earth, but the whole universe. Her Roman equivalent was Terra. The idea of an Ea...
Today we celebrate celebrating the Earth and how to save her before it's too late. In Greek mythology, the Titan Gaia was the personification of Earth. She created not only the Earth, but the whole universe. Her Roman equival...
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bibliophile, spoonie, crafter, pen paller, LGBTQ, kittymommy, shy, zebra lover, hippie, socialist, bendy zebra, chronic pain, blogger, procrastinator, loves dogs and cats, list maker ♥❤♥
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I'd describe myself this way: partner; spoonie; kittymommy; friend; passionate; EDS zebra; fibro chick; Pagan-Catholic; lover of cats, dogs, zebras, & polar bears; hippie; survivor; blogger; writer; Socialist; Twitter/FB/Pinterest addict; peacemonger; reader; camera happy; pen paller; LGBTQ; political; excitable; open minded; empathetic; 33 years old.  Diagnosed with: Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type (H-EDS), Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS), Epilepsy, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Myofascial Pain (CMP), Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), TMJ Dysfunction, Bipolar, Migraines, Keratosis Pilaris (KP), Eczema, Bruxism, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Complex--Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD), Non-suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI), Hashimoto's Disease (Autoimmune Hypothyroid), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Social Anxiety, Panic Attacks. I love: Reading, writing, blogging, taking pictures, books, political & religious debates, feminism, world religions, liberal politics, writing long letters, political systems, individuals not crowds, ethics, optimism, great thinkers, children, babies, the USA, LGBT PRIDE, animals, laughing, sarcasm, goofiness, intensity Our kitties: Niki - our 5 year old girl tortie, Katya - our 3 year old girl brown tabby.
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I graduated with honors when I got my bachelor's degree. I'm a published writer.
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World Bipolar Day
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Today was World Bipolar Day, but because it's 1:03 am I technically missed it. However, I still want to talk about World Bipolar Day. First

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