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Furloughed!

For five almost six years I have been working mostly full time but always at the same job.  This is thanks to the Dept of Mental Health and then the Dept of Rehabilitation that found me the job to begin with.  That is not to say many helping hands along the way don’t deserve just […]

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HOW–AM-I-GONNA??

Okay so I heard this song recently and it struck me in more ways than one.  At this point in time fighting Bipolar symptoms seems like fighting the ashes of Vesuvius. At best I can only “manage” the disorder.  Knowing this gives cause for hopelessness.  But maybe that’s not the real battle!  Maybe the battle […]

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Black and Orange

The Special asks can Batman have his jet made in orange. He says he ONLY works in black! …and sometimes very, very dark gray. (!) I laughed at that exchange.  I work under similar conditions.  Either a very gray overcast of fatigue and a black undertone of negativity or a bright orange optimism. That’s not […]

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Look to the Skies

So he says, for his money, negativity is like clouds passing in front of the sun. Just wait through them. They are only emotions. For me a native to So. California this is brilliant to realize. It takes my breath away. – But I’m Bipolar. My experience is more like the skies of London.  This […]

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