Category Archives: Depression

Mental Health News: Depressed woman denied entry to US; Fathers are important; pregnant women with bipolar vulnerable; psychopathic tendencies; government monitors social media

“A Toronto woman denied a flight to New York as part of a cruise trip wants to know how U.S. border agents knew about her history of mental illness. Ellen Richardson says she was told by U.S. customs officials at … Continue reading

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Updated: A gravestone update plus a video of me pushing my son around and some thunder

Whoops, I screwed up the security settings on the videos… sorry about that. They’ll work now. In its 100-year history the company constructing the headstone for our daughter has never, ever, had a request to have the family there when … Continue reading

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Hearing for the first time what I missed for four months

For the first time since January 24, 2012, I can hear out of both ears. It’s not perfect, but it’s really, really close. On January 25 I lost my hearing due to an infection. At its worst I had no … Continue reading

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My ears are worse, I might be losing my mind, so here’s a video

“For the past ten days I’ve been suffering through an ear infection. Both ears. Until just a few days ago they were both completely closed. For the most part, I’ve been deaf. “The only things I’ve heard for the past … Continue reading

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Spending two weeks listening to my heart beating left me nearly insane

For the past ten days I’ve been suffering through an ear infection. Both ears. Until just a few days ago they were both completely closed. For the most part, I’ve been deaf. The only things I’ve heard for the past … Continue reading

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Losing the routine that saved me from manic depression

This analogy will not be perfect, but might make a decent movie review. “History of Violence” is a movie by Canadian director, David Cronenberg. Viggo Mortensen plays Tom Stall, a middle aged man living a quiet life in a small … Continue reading

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