Tag Archives: suicide

This is How Everyone Dies

A recent article in the Sun (external link) describes how women celebrities and influencers on Instagram are sometimes stalked by lunatics who cause harm. One woman was recently killed. Celebrity stalking didn’t begin with Instagram, of course, I’m sure Helen … Continue reading

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I Hoed and Trenched and Weeded by A.E. Housman

No one has ever written better about depression, futility, and ending it all than A.E. Housman. (internal link) All of us question the Meaning of Life at times and wonder whether it is worth going on. Housman’s heartbroken or doomed … Continue reading

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Repost: You Better Drive. I Think There’s Something Wrong With Me

“You Better Drive. I Think There is Something Wrong With Me” This quote is fromĀ Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter Thompson Reposted with bonus material on March 17, 2021 Updated November 29, 2020 I’ve railed before against the … Continue reading

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Reflections on A Black December

NB: This is from three years ago. The original post is here (internal link) Reflections on a Black December With my violent nightmares having subsided for now, I wanted to write about how concerned I am with the rising suicide … Continue reading

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Writing Contest! Yay! What Would Your Suicide Note Say?

What would your suicide note say if you were going to kill yourself? Or, what would your favorite fictional or real life person say if they were going to kill themselves? What would Kermit the Frog say if he were … Continue reading

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Intermountain and Humana Will Rejoice

As of my last nightmare, just now, I am dropping any thoughts of getting my insurance to pay for my mental health treatments. There is no time to wait. I need rest. I need peace. I can’t be frightened in … Continue reading

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No Fixes

No Fixes 3:42 AM Discouraging talk with my family practitioner yesterday. Although he wouldn’t admit it in so many words, no cure or fix exists for my chronic anxiety, nightmares, or insomnia. There never has been. All the medications and … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Black December

With my violent nightmares having subsided, I wanted to write about how concerned I am with the rising suicide rate in America. I don’t see hope for its decline as medicine is practiced today,. In mid-December my psychiatrist recommended that … Continue reading

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Mental Status Update

It’s getting harder to write. The last three weeks have been difficult for me, with bouts of nightmares and extremely distressing dreams once again becoming common. Medicine hasn’t helped, prayer hasn’t yet, and talk therapy never has. This situation is … Continue reading

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