Conversion Disorder

I was just listening to the latest In The Trenches podcast. It’s normally a techie podcast but today Kevin had a nice interview with David Newberger, who spent quite a bit of time dealing with health issues that the doctor’s couldn’t diagnose. Turns out he was suffering from Conversion Disorder, which is where he developed…

Some good advice

Just saw over on Christine’s blog that she was finally able to bring herself to get help for her depression. She doesn’t suffer from the debilitating form of bipolar disorder that left her unable to function, but it was enough to limit her ability to focus, and to get the most out of her life….

Thankfulness

After work today we’ll be off to celebrate the holiday with Angela’s parents, and spending the whole weekend visiting. I’m looking forward to the down time, it’s been a very hectic week! 🙂 I’m glad too, that I’ll have some time to savor the things that I am truly thankful for, the live that I…

Is everybody happy?

I got an email the other day with a sort of throw away comment that bothered me. Not so much in an offensive way, more of a “huh?”. The comment was this “My goal in life is to make everyone happy”. Now that sounds nice, and on first reading it was that sort of self-sacrificing,…

Excellent Article

I was looking around this morning and stumbled upon this article written by a young women suffering from, trying to overcome, and learning everything she can about depression. I thought it was a pretty good look inside the mind of someone who suffers from depression. I especially idenitifed with this quote: “Diabetes is manageable, you…