My Blog – Food for Thought
A lighthearted look at soul crushing angst
A lighthearted look at soul crushing angst is the best way to handle struggle and strife. That thought catapulted me into the recliner facing my window on the world. here I sit . . . and sit . . . and sit.
Thomas Jefferson would say I’m in charge of my own wellbeing
Thomas Jefferson would say I'm in charge of my own wellbeing. I gladly accept help from family, friends, community and the United States government, but if I give them control over my mental health I also give up the key ingredient of recovering from PTSD. That key...
Mania and the Muse
Bipolar disorder defined my life as much as a wheelchair. Like so many others blessed with the curse of bipolar disorder, a.k.a. manic depression, prescription drugs did not help, but left me feeling like my mind had been hijacked and was pulling me deeper into a...
Planting a garden is a renewal of life.
One path to reintegration after deployment is through a garden