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June 25, 2018
What You Believe and Why You Believe It

“When you hear the same thing from the person who had the power … you believe.” Kindred in Death by J.D. Robb This quote – this topic – can go a thousand different directions. But since I’m currently wondering/questioning my spiritual nature, I decided to let this quote bounce in my mind on that subject. […]

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June 18, 2018
Bi-polar Does Not Equal Criminal

Okay, I’m PISSED off …. Seriously PISSED off. I read A LOT – up to five books a week – mostly romance and mystery/crime/psychological thriller. I also enjoy any mystery/crime television show. I have noticed a pattern – when the criminal is identified or profiled, they are often labeled as bi-polar. Bi-polar is like the […]

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June 11, 2018
Kate Spade, Suicide & Me

As many of my readers know, Kate Spade decided to take her own life early last week. My husband asked me how I was handling it. At first, I thought I was handling it fine – it was a non-event. I don’t know her. I don’t follow fashion. Yes, I’d heard of Kate Spade and […]

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June 4, 2018
Hypomania: My Own Private Party An Aspect of Being Bi-Polar

Many of you have never heard of hypomania. I thought the best way to explain hypomania is with a drawing. [insert my roller coaster drawing] Notice that hypomania is not quite manic. (hypo = under/below) The Party of One and Others I’ve mentioned in other blogs the concept of “others”. Basically others are those elements […]

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    In April 2012 I had a mental breakdown. The real thing. I have about 36 hours that I don’t remember....

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  • All of my novels, at least so far, have an element of mental illness within a character.  Decide to Hope is the most autobiographical in that I struggle in many ways exactly as the female protagonist. 
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