Category Archives: Salted Truths

The Second Post Marking The End Of My Second Year

The second year of Salted Lithium ends on November 14, 2008. This is the second post in a series taking a look back at the past two years. The idea of these Anniversary Posts is to encourage people to take … Continue reading

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Cue The Orchestra Because My Core Issue Has Finally Taken The Stage Dun Dun Duuun

“[I]t’s something I’m just starting to work out myself, but the manic depression actually feels or seems in retrospect as though it was much easier in comparison to deal with. Maybe it has to do with the bipolar depressions being … Continue reading

Posted in Appointment Day, Bipolar Disease, Bipolar Disorder, crazy people with no pants, Father, Health, Living With Manic Depression, Manic Depression, Poverty, Psychiatry, Salted Truths | 10 Comments

The First Post Marking The End Of My Second Year

The second year of Salted Lithium ends on November 14, 2008. This post is part one in a series looking back at the last two years. The idea of these Anniversary Posts is to encourage people to hopefully take part … Continue reading

Posted in Bipolar Disease, Bipolar Disorder, Clinical Depression, crazy people with no pants, Father, Health, Manic Depression, Salted Truths, Second Salted Anniversary | 16 Comments

How Growing Up With Wire Monkeys Added To My Self Destructive Behaviour

“The theory of learned helplessness was then extended to human behavior, providing a model for explaining depression, a state characterized by a lack of affect and feeling. Depressed people became that way because they learned to be helpless. Depressed people … Continue reading

Posted in Bipolar, Bipolar Disease, Bipolar Disorder, Classic, Clinical Depression, crazy people with no pants, Diabetes, Family, Father, Granny, Health, Manic Depression, Poverty, Salted Truths | 17 Comments

Still Self Destructing After All These Years

For the second time this year I have burned through my disability cheque before the second week of the month, so for the next sixteen days I’ll be eating 0.19 cent packages of monosodium glutamate and wondering where the food … Continue reading

Posted in Bipolar Disease, Bipolar Disorder, crazy people with no pants, Health, Living With Depression, Living With Manic Depression, ODSP, Poverty, Salted Truths | 24 Comments

We Should Probably Keep Meeting Like This

I met some bloggers for brunch in Ottawa recently. This is the second time I’ve met people face-to-face who only know me through this blog, which is something I didn’t think I’d ever do again. I mostly went because I … Continue reading

Posted in Bipolar Disease, Bipolar Disorder, Blogging, crazy people with no pants, Health, Salted Truths | 15 Comments