The BPD Butterflies

Bipolar and Borderline sufferers tend to weave a cocoon, much like a caterpillar around ourselves for protection from a world we are mostly afraid of. This analogy I’m using to demonstrate the life cycle of Bipolar and Borderline sufferers is so apt… The pupa stage is one of the coolest stages of a butterfly’s life.  … Continue reading The BPD Butterflies

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A little help from my friends….

So, my oldest sister, who totally raised me till I was 8, as mother didn't, has been battling cancer for the past two years. shes one of the bravest women I've ever known, and even when her lungs filled up with tumours making it impossible for her to breathe, without being attached to oxygen 24/7 … Continue reading A little help from my friends….

Time Marches On, My Ass

Four years ago today, I was in a hospital.  I was struggling with bronchitis, and breathing wasn’t working out so well for me.  As you well know, survival and breathing are generally a hand-in-hand process, so off to the ER I went.  I could write 10,000 words on the incompetence I suffered under in the … Continue reading Time Marches On, My Ass