Monthly Archives: April 2011

Maybe it’s ok to take little steps instead of worrying about the big picture?


I decided that I need to relax. I feel like my creative juices have been activated but in an almost scary way. My brain is processing things a little too fast. My viola teacher said I’m moving faster than students … Continue reading

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Taking Action Part II: Writing


After deciding to try out the viola, I decided to follow through with something else that I have a deep desire to do which is to write. I’m talking about writing fiction. I’ve literally had a trilogy in my head … Continue reading

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Trying to apply therapy in daily life


In my last session, my therapist discussed changing my reactions to intrusive thoughts. I told her that I had pushing away thoughts of my uncle instead of facing them. One of my problems is that when any thoughts of him … Continue reading

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Strange WordPress stuff


meredith and I just noticed that each time we comment on each others blogs, we get an email to subscribe to that particular thread instead of just being subscribed to the blog as a whole. I don’t know what the deal … Continue reading

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Thorns


Thorns by tai0316 on Polyvore.com

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Wow, my mood has shifted rapidly!


I’m really sad and I just wrote that other post a few minutes ago. I mean I’m really, really sad. This is not good. Why is the cover of a magazine making me so upset???

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Wow, I never thought I’d see bipolar disorder on the cover of People Magazine…


Check it out: I don’t know what to think, for some reason I’m still pissed and for some reason I’m actually afraid to read this article. It’s like I’m worried about my reaction. I’m angry but I’m afraid to look … Continue reading

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