Tag Archive: mental illness

Burning Inside

If I hadn’t overslept that day, everything I care about would be gone forever. I very rarely oversleep. In fact, even on those mornings when we have the day off from responsibilities and… Continue reading

A Friend Forgotten

Last night we got a surprise visit from a friend we’d not seen in over a year.  It was totally unexpected and we were simultaneously happy and shocked…and confused.  When he called and… Continue reading

Never Date Your Twin

For Valentine’s Day, I’ve decided to share some advice about your love life. We’ve had literally dozens of relationships which were “fairly serious”, (we mean they lasted more than 3 months),  throughout our… Continue reading

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

I have an aversion to body hair. I cannot stand having any body hair, anywhere. I shave my arms. I shave my toes. I shave my hands. I use wax and depilatory creams… Continue reading

Assessing the Damage

Where do we begin? The day before yesterday we were subjected to 5.5 hours of psychological testing.  We feel as though our brain has been raped.  Still triggered by some of the questions… Continue reading

Nice, Not Nice: A Tale of Paranoia

“You’re too nice. People take advantage of you,” is what I’ve heard from my family and friends for as long as I can remember, and even though there is (at least one) someone… Continue reading

Switching Things Up

Not sure I can write. I don’t think that’s our job. But I’m trying to come back to my body and our shrink says writing helps, so here goes.  A switch was triggered… Continue reading

Do You Believe In Time Travel?

I’ve just regained my sense of time and space after having been in a dissociated state for roughly 5 hours.   I woke up around 5:00 AM and was very aware that I was… Continue reading

Ranting Through Tears

The children are crying. Someone tweeted us an insult, someone we don’t even know.  It hurt our feelings very badly.  This person implied that our tweets are offensive to some people.  She also… Continue reading

An Animated Day

Today (Wednesday) has been quite a trying day, but interesting at least. We were supposed to be at therapy at 9:30 this morning.  I found out around 9:00 that the car wouldn’t crank.… Continue reading