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The Loony Bin

March 20, 2013

The crazy professor

The professor for my Counseling Theories and Techniques course kicked off the  first class by telling us that she was going to teach us everything we needed to know about counseling in the first two classes (which is that there is no right way to help people) and that the rest of the semester was […]

The Loony Bin

March 13, 2013

What do you want your life to look like?

That’s the theme that’s been running through my brain this past 6 weeks or so. I mentioned my bipolar diagnosis in January … an explanation … finally …. for what I have suffered with for so many years.  The problem is that I don’t like this explanation.  I was ok with the idea that I […]

The Loony Bin

January 19, 2013


Last year was a hard year. I don’t know where I’m at yet with this year. I have struggled with significant bouts of depression since I was an adolescent.  This is a known factor to me and I’ve just tried to live with it.  When I’m not depressed, I can cook, garden, blog and generally […]

Adventure Log

January 16, 2013

Week 2

Psychopathology: It seems like we’re slowly all kind of getting into the groove of being classmates and friends again.  I connected with a small group before class and we all caught up on the latest in our lives.

Adventure Log

January 10, 2013

New semester, week 1

Alright … break’s over … back in the saddle. This semester, I reduced my load and am only taking two classes:  Psychopathology and Counseling Theory and Techniques.