I had the TV on for background noise yesterday while I was working on a cake. If I am alone and not at the computer I have to have something on, whether it is the radio or the TV. I leave it on the same station that I watch the news on and it just …
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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That title is a quote from Pink's acceptance speech at the VMA awards and refers to what her 6-year-old daughter, Willow, said on her way to school one day. However, it is something I said many times myself at that age and all through my life. Pink's speech is very powerful and should be seen …