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Update

In case anyone is wondering. I am doing ok, I crashed a few days ago, badly. Bad thoughts, fears, scared myself with my thoughts. I am in the process of maybe getting admitted to help balance me off. I say its a reset, where I get the meds in me […]

Helping Hand

Housing a homeless teen Well, a bit about me, I have two “children” one who is 21 and one that is 16. I used to work in psychiatry for teens back in the day until I got too sick to do it.  That was 10 years ago. My bipolar became […]

The Dance-a poem

Do you dare dance with me? Shall I take your hand? To a faraway land? Luxurious temptation Like a soft velvet against my skin Smoothly follow my lead I will guide you through Come take a chance And join me in my dance. Quietly it moves us Whispering secrets and […]

Falling Down

Immobilized Feeling rather dark the last couple of days. The doctor always tells me when I have been manic “The higher you go the harder you fall”.  I have been hypomanic/manic for a while now. I have mostly enjoyed it, except for the restlessness, the difficulty sleeping despite my medication. […]

Freedom-A Short Story

James and Emma planned to leave the city to have their weekend away.  Emma had an appointment in the morning. She wanted to get an earlier start and she was always rushing around and it was getting late.  She wanted to be in Mattawa earlier. It was a long drive […]

My Bipolar Story

My troubles began in elementary school.  Attention seeking behavior, distracting the class, alcohol and tobacco use, being labeled a trouble maker.  I always say a loveable trouble maker. I already had issues with body image, and mine was poor. And it still follows me today. Grades seven and eight I […]

The Engagement- A Short Story

Last year was a very special Christmas, 2018.  It was lovely. Everything felt very Christmasy to me, the Christmas tree was up with all the shiny decorations and the ones Rebecca and Gavin made at school during their elementary school years.  I plugged in the Christmas tree lights. I turned […]

Elemental Battle

Internal discomfort running through my body No escapes It torments Fuel in my head ignites the fire Losing control Blazing Jumbled, garbled Abundance of energy Plethora of emotions Engrossed, overwhelmed Exasperated, immobilised By this madness Abolish these senseless thoughts This energy of my mind Need them to go  Need it […]

Memphis-A short story- by Dit Dot

“ Yellow Jacket and Memphis “ written for Kaylan as a challenge. Tyler was so excited to bring  Abigail to his hometown in Tennessee.  He was born in Memphis and stayed until he graduated from Rhodes College three years ago specialising in Physical Wellness.  Tyler was very motivated in this […]