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by Maryscott OConnor
Comment Count 376 comments on Wed Sep 20, 2006 at 01:54 PM PDT with 229 Recommends
by Mary Julia
Comment Count 207 comments on Sat May 06, 2006 at 01:07 PM PDT with 198 Recommends
by pastordan
Comment Count 292 comments on Fri Oct 07, 2005 at 05:36 AM PDT with 150 Recommends
While some are so easily judging Philip Seymour Hoffman for being weak, succumbing to his addiction, and leaving his three children behind, others see his death as a reminder to seek help. ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 204 comments on Mon Feb 03, 2014 at 02:40 PM PST with 129 Recommends
I am seriously mentally ill. Seriously mentally ill people constitute only a small percentage of the population and is a designation reserved for the worst illnesses. The definitions differ, but ...
by AZ Desert Rat
Comment Count 47 comments on Fri Jan 03, 2014 at 05:04 AM PST with 89 Recommends
When things are illuminated, life is beautiful. Luminosity is, indeed, a wonderful thing. You are anchored in your body and that body is easy to please. You only have to honor the integrity of your ...
by Jason Hill
Comment Count 66 comments on Tue Oct 28, 2008 at 02:29 PM PDT with 82 Recommends
A famous painting, /The Incidence at Teplitz/. The man on the left, bowing to the Austrian Emperor's family, is the poet ...
by Dumbo
Comment Count 115 comments on Thu Jan 05, 2012 at 06:23 PM PST with 69 Recommends
A couple weeks back I spotted a post on my meeting's listserve, soliciting personal anecdotes from people of faith who have disabilities. I've long been willing to be vocal about having a chronic ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 28 comments on Mon May 23, 2011 at 06:39 AM PDT with 47 Recommends
Everyone who homeschools has a different reason. Far fewer than you might realize do it for religious reasons. And socialization?? When you are low dog on the totem pole, you may ...
by rosabw
Comment Count 193 comments on Sat May 19, 2012 at 06:04 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
A look at a cabaret singer who had style, fluency in several languages and a large repertoire of songs ..... but who was hard-wired for depression and took her own life, after the jump ....
by Ed Tracey
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Oct 10, 2013 at 07:00 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
"The night is the hardest time to be alive and 4am knows all my secrets" -- Poppy Z. Brite. "Turning and turning in ...
by Dumbo
Comment Count 61 comments on Thu May 19, 2011 at 06:24 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
I have talked about my bipolar disorder before and since I am coming off a very long, deep depressive cycle I thought it might be helpful to diary the outcome. This is because I have seen several ...
by stevie avebury
Comment Count 45 comments on Thu Oct 15, 2009 at 06:13 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
by Dissent
Comment Count 51 comments on Sat Jun 10, 2006 at 08:41 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
June 10 was the bicentennial birthday of Robert Schumann. I'm not going to dwell on his backstory too much. There are too many people doing that quite well already. The short version: http://www....
by Dumbo
Comment Count 56 comments on Thu Jul 29, 2010 at 05:19 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
All kidding aside, it's true. My former husband had his first psychotic episode on April 1 , 1984. Ever the punster/joker, he later referred to himself in a conversation with me as ...
by Gorette
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Apr 01, 2008 at 10:32 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
by manic lawyer
Comment Count 48 comments on Tue Oct 10, 2006 at 06:35 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
by dale peters
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Aug 13, 2006 at 11:47 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
I wanted to write about him for Fathers Day next weekend. Then I thought it might be better to do it now and not cloud anyone else's holiday. I do not want to talk about my father as a father ...
by stevie avebury
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Jun 13, 2009 at 07:21 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
I was just browsing diaries this morning and ran across a link to the story on lolcats. Followed that and found:
by Anti Fanatic
Comment Count 64 comments on Sat Nov 15, 2008 at 01:54 PM PST with 18 Recommends
The "they" refers to the Human Service Center in Peoria, Illinois--but I'm getting ahead of myself. Last Friday night, I decided that I really couldn't wait for my Feb. 29th appointment at the ...
by Louisiana 1976
Comment Count 63 comments on Thu Feb 21, 2008 at 07:31 AM PST with 18 Recommends