That line haunts me. It comes from the song is “Transform.” Isabella Bunny Bennett, from the band Steam Powered Giraffe, wrote it about her trans experience.Continue reading ““Am I Naive For Wanting Something Better””
Depression is much easier to understand than hypomania. The thing is, a hypomanic state feels good. It takes some pretty heavy meta knowledge to understand the difference between happiness and a dangerously elevated mood.Continue reading “What a Hypomanic Episode Feels Like”
I read this in an article once. It was about how our pet cats see us. It seems they think that we are bigger clumsier cats.
I also read once that they know their names when we call them. And they don’t care to come when called.
I wouldn’t say that either of these claims is proven. There seems to be some evidence.Continue reading “Humans are Just Bigger Clumsier Cats”
I was thinking this week of the way music helps me manage my moods. I experience depression more than mania which is my preference. I feel like when I’m depressed, that I only hurt myself. Mania has the potential to cause a lot more damage to me and others.
There are two albums that I can recommend if you are feeling depressed.Continue reading “Albums That Know my Depression”
My father re-married during the ’90s. I was living with them in Los AngelesMy father re-married during the ’90s. I was living with them in Los Angeles. Marrying my step-mom came with some baggage. Suddenly, I had a new uncle and aunt along with their children. Now my step-cousins.
I had met the brother of my step-mom and his family. I got along with his daughter. So she spent the night at my house before the wedding.
We had the following conversation years later.Continue reading “The Story of the Lime Green Sheep”