Last week Neil Diamond and Elton John both announced that after 50 years they were retiring from touring. Sadly, Diamond's reason is a diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease while John wants to spend more time with his family. Nevermind the fact that they are 77 and 70 years old, respectively which is beyond the age of …
I, too, missed suicide awareness day. And, I too, miss Blahpolar. This is a very nice tribute to a warrior who was lost to the battle way too soon.
I could prattle on about my baggage but…That’s for another day.
This post is not about me, even if it does revolve around the bipolar/depression theme.
Around a year ago, our wordpress tribe lost the person who was essentially, our ‘leader’. And not in an alien “Take me to your leader” way. She really was the heart and soul that brought us all together.
Ulla, AKA Blahpolar bravely and relentlessly fought the battle against bipolar and depression but alas, even after subjecting herself to shock treatments…she took her own life to escape the torment.
Most of us in this wordpress mental health tribe were devastated by the loss. Blah was smart and funny and kind and compassionate and she had so much good going on, it should have been enough to drown out the misery brought by bipolar depression.
We are only human and she hit her wall. There is…
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I just saw the news the Glen Campbell has passed away at the age of 81. When his first top ten single came out, "Witchita Lineman", I was 9 years old. While many of my friends were into the Beatles, the Stones, and other rock music, I preferred to listen to the likes of Neil Diamond, …