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A Letter To Mr Rose

Mr Rose, You were the teacher, the adult, the one person in the room charged with a responsibility towards your students. Yet, you failed me. Oh, I passed your ridiculous exams without a second thought…. My intelligence was never the … Continue reading

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Am I In “Recovery”?

What would “recovery” from Bipolar Disorder feel like, I wonder? It’s certainly not the same as that time I almost cut off my left index finger and had to have it stitched back together. In time, the finger fully recovered. It’s almost as good as new, and works perfectly, although it now bears a scar to remind me to be more careful with newly sharpened chef’s knives. Continue reading

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Happiness

HappinessĀ can seem like the most elusive emotion to get a solid grasp on. Wallowing in the desperate black hole of depression, it does not even manage a blip on the mood-radar. Yet society, and also the media, tell us that … Continue reading

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Breaking Up With The Supermarket

To see the Recovery Illustrated version of this article please click here Every trip to the supermarket is like a visit to the House of Horrors. The moment I step through that automatic door, lit up like a Broadway stage … Continue reading

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