Monthly Archives: April 2014

“I Had the Tylenol All Lined Up.”

Note:  This is a serial blog. To start at the beginning, click on Chapter 1 – The Meltdown under “Categories” and start at the bottom. During the time Robin was experiencing the aftermath of her meltdown in 2003 I had … Continue reading

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“I Don’t Think I Can Keep Doing This Much Longer.”

Note:  This is a serial blog. To start at the beginning, click on Chapter 1 – The Meltdown under “Categories” and start at the bottom. Prior to her second hospitalization and prior to my epiphany about her diagnosis, I made … Continue reading

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Robin Opens Up About Her Symptoms

 Note:  This is a serial blog. To start at the beginning, click on Chapter One– The Meltdown under “Categories” and start at the bottom. Depression has been a part of my life on and off since childhood.  I didn’t know what … Continue reading

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Robin’s Random Thoughts About Chapter Two

Once I was out of the hospital, I resumed my old pattern of faking it to convince my family and friends that I was okay.  I was still very depressed and suicidal and having difficulty sleeping, but I wanted everyone … Continue reading

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