Grace and Humour

There is not a moment in the past ten years that I would wish anyone to go through the dark periods that I have been recently. but I have learned so  much from the black holes that I found myself in. When the fog momentarily lifts, and the darkness breaks to reveal the dawn is …

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Rage, Rage against the Dying of the Night

My recollection of the events in the last 90 days of 2007 are sketchy at best. My documentation of many of the events from the night of my medical tsunami are based on the recall of others as well as my medical documents and the ER reports that I asked the hospital for. But even …

WRITE, RIGHT!

January moves at the speed of snow mounds that have about the same visual appeal of all other post Christmas  depressing landscape. So as we move past the Epiphany I find warmth and comfort in routines and my writing and my daily reads. Getting back to routine feels like a peace-of-mind that moves me out …

EGO

Group support has a place for those of us whose primary purpose is to have a clear view and to help others have a clear view. Each week I head out to join a group of like individuals who suffer from depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, addiction issues due to all of the aforementioned. I have …

ZEN DEAF

This past year was as previous years both  ying and yang. I moved out of group and back into group. I embraced the track running regime and went weeks without the daily rigours. I re-embraced ASL, and fell victim to waning enthusiasm. I left one-one one counselling after the wrongful assumption of graduation, and returned …