On Hope

"It is not childish to hold on to hope, it's actually hard -- very, very hard." ...so says this quote from my beloved show Grey's Anatomy, holding on to hope is not a pipe dream, it is actually one of the most difficult things you can do. For some people, hope is all they have.... Continue Reading →

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The God Delusion

So I disclosed in one of my recent posts that for an extended period of time I thought I was the resurrection of Jesus Christ. I titled today's post 'The God Delusion', but this belief is actually medically categorized as a 'grandiose delusion' and there are some things about this phenomenon that I want to... Continue Reading →

Why Love Is Maybe Not For Me

I've been in reciprocated love once before. Twice more after in one-sided delusions that were a manifestation of my states of mania and psychosis. During these two altered states I did crazy things to 'prepare' for when my ideal relationship would begin; I went on diets and got an expensive gym membership with a 3x/week... Continue Reading →

Anxiety

It's no secret that I struggle with my mental wellness, and anxiety is a big part of that. One of the symptoms of my mental illness is when I see everything as a symbol or a sign. Numbers and colours have great significance, car brands represent people, and there was even a time when I... Continue Reading →

A Sonnet

I wrote this poem in the throws of my last depression, and see in it bits of hope. I don't really know what it means but it was the first writing I had done in 5 or so years. I don't remember what I was thinking when I wrote it. It doesn't have a name:... Continue Reading →

A Check Up

I felt bad leaving you with my last post, and have been thinking these last two days about how to follow up. I hope you can empathize with me that the New Year can be a difficult time for many, and I wanted to quote something Obama said in his farewell address tonight that his... Continue Reading →

The Anti-Cliché

Before I begin, I ask of your forgiveness The holidays are over and I'm feeling pessimistic. The stress of expectation and anticipation is over, but so is the spirit of hope and new beginnings. So I ask you to bear with me as I criticize some of your favorite chlichés, point out what I believe... Continue Reading →

Lessons In Love

I haven't learned a whole lot in my dating years but I have learned some. For one, I haven't been all that easy to find, and that's okay. When I'm out in public I often have my baseball cap and shades on, headphones in my ears and my head down, not looking to make contact... Continue Reading →

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