Expectations can be tricky. Establish them too high and you could be setting yourself up for disappointment. Set them too low, you spare yourself the disappointment, but it’s a good bet that you’re not going to get a desired result. So what the hell? What about the personal expectations you have set for yourself, friends … Continue reading Where are Your Expectations?
I started "Struggle Street" Oct. 23, 2017 as part of a new treatment regimen. I was hoping it would control my severe depression/PTSD that I had been suffering from since childhood (Reasons). Today I would like to share a brief list of symptoms/behaviors from both before and after this treatment. Before: fatigue, hopelessness, suicidal thoughts, … Continue reading MENTAL HEALTH UPDATE
Dear Scarp, Please heed this advice that I’m about to share. It will keep you from extreme pain and suffering and will save you precious time. After all, time is all you really have. First, always, always, always be yourself under any circumstance. You do not have to hide your intelligence just to make others … Continue reading A letter To My Younger Self
Below is a list of medication I’ve ingested over the years for depression/PTSD, to no avail. (There are more sundry medications that I have forgotten about over the last 16 years of treatment that are not listed, please forgive). Psychotherapy performed by some questionable therapists and my own brand of self-help round out my treatment … Continue reading Good Help is Hard to Find
What follows is not meant to impress, persuade, sale or manipulate you in anyway. It is my modest recommendation to anyone that may be suffering from the devastating effects of Depression/PTSD. I’ve come to a point where I finally feel comfortable enough to share what I know is a very effective treatment for Depression/PTSD. Plus … Continue reading From Bad to Good
Do not know how or why I woke up from this, did not want to, was not supposed to. I should not be here, but I am. Think what you will, but know suicide solves nothing. This photo looks like the morning after the night before. In all reality it is what happens when Ambien … Continue reading A Ghost Continued
Do not know how or why I woke up from this, did not want to, was not supposed to. I should not be here, but I am. Think what you will, but know suicide solves nothing. This photo looks like the morning after the night before. In all reality it is what happens when Ambien … Continue reading A Ghost
I didn’t realize until just recently that what I’m doing here is some serious business.. My life is at stake literally. Stopping the 450 mg of Effexor daily is not a good way to go. The withdraw symptoms are very challenging. To date it is not going well. I am on the verge of tears … Continue reading Journal Entry 12.30.12