Category Archives: Ottawa

What happened the day my daughter died

Everything started to fall apart early Friday morning. Diane’s water broke on Monday, but the doctors believed she and the baby could last to the 24-week mark, when our baby girl’s lungs would be better developed. But by early Friday … Continue reading

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Suddenly there were people

If you ever have the opportunity to meet someone you blog with, I’d recommend meeting them for a shawarma. My girlfriend and I needed some time away from the village, and she had been having shawarma cravings for weeks, so … Continue reading

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H1N1 Policy On The Maternity Ward Of The Ottawa General Hospital Sucks

My very pregnant girlfriend has the flu. Late Tuesday night she had a fever of over 101F long enough the nurses, dressed in long, yellow, disposable plastic jackets and wearing face-shields, moved her from her “home care” room to a … Continue reading

Posted in crazy people with no pants, Family, Health, Living With Depression, Living With Manic Depression, Manic Depression, Mental Health, Ottawa, Pregnancy | 13 Comments

Proof Of The Life Of Brian And How It Saved Mine

I have a large collection of Blues music, but it came to me mostly by accident and from only one source. At the beginning of my College journalism program we were assigned a local celebrity. We had three months to … Continue reading

Posted in Bipolar, Bipolar Disease, Bipolar Disorder, crazy people with no pants, Health, Living With Depression, Living With Manic Depression, Manic Depression, Memories, Mental Health, Ottawa, UmBiPMaD Stories | Tagged | 6 Comments

The Bitter Guy Takes On The Shawarma King And My Girlfriend Rides The Bus For The First Time

I forgot what food could taste like… was supposed to taste like. Justin, a friend of mine since College who now blogs as “The Bitter Guy”, was in Ottawa over the weekend for a gamer convention. After meeting and catching … Continue reading

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Protected: Milkshakes Of The Apocalypse

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Posted in Bipolar, Bipolar Disease, Bipolar Disorder, crazy people with no pants, CSG, Health, Living With Depression, Living With Manic Depression, Manic Depression, Ottawa