Category Archives: Confidence

Poor Man, Rich Man: Bankruptcy – Year Two

Year One 2012 wasn’t one of the worst years of my life, but it certainly wasn’t one of my best. There were good periods and successes, as described in some of my posts throughout that year – but often there … Continue reading

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Poor Man, Rich Man: Bankruptcy – Year One

As regular readers will know, Valentine’s Day is a special day for me because on 14 February 2011 I was officially declared bankrupt. Two years ago! As the recent Valentine’s Day drew near I looked back at the past two … Continue reading

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Jump (Part 2)

Part 1 I landed in a crouch. I stayed on my feet. Everything was fine. I grabbed the handle of my suitcase and stood up. Less than a metre behind me, the train began to move. I quickly began walking … Continue reading

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OFFS! (Part 2)

Part 1 Saturday evening was just beginning, so the pub downstairs was already quite lively. Fortunately, there were several counters, and the one where I’d checked in yesterday wasn’t very busy. One of the two staff there was a young … Continue reading

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OFFS! (Part 1)

Ever since mid-2007 when I began my recovery, it’s always inspiring and rewarding to learn and apply another lesson about living that enables my life to keep getting better. But sometimes for whatever reason, intentionally or unintentionally, you forget what … Continue reading

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Antidepressants and me (Part 2)

Part 1 So in late August 2007, as advised by my psychiatrist, I began taking one Prozac capsule a day. Four weeks went by, the time in which my body should have adjusted to my new medication. At the end … Continue reading

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The Black and Blue Ghost: Part 3

Previous installments in this series: Introduction Part 1 Part 2 As well, it is recommended to read Part 3 of Workshy Joe’s series ‘Men Who Go Ghost’, which inspired this series * Early in Part Three of ‘Men Who Go … Continue reading

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