Category Archives: Depression

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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WTF?!?

Late night, Friday 3 August 2012. Thanks to my employer observing August Bank Holiday (because our clients include major Australian banks), a long weekend lay ahead. Speaking of work, I was only hours away from finally completing a major and … Continue reading

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Antidepressants and me (Part 5)

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 A funny thing happened as my daily routine changed dramatically during the past month. Sometimes, because of the strange hours I was keeping, I forgot to take my medication. Every second day … Continue reading

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Antidepressants and me (Part 4)

To my regular readers, my apologies again for missing another post last week. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 After several weeks of the black dog constantly gnawing at me again, I told my psychiatrist. After some discussion and another … Continue reading

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Antidepressants and me (Part 3)

To my regular readers, my apologies for not posting last week. Part 1 Part 2 In late 2009, as described in this post, I went through a bad bout of depression that I thought would be temporary. But in the … Continue reading

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Antidepressants and me (Part 1 of a semi-regular series)

As I’ve mentioned several times before, since August 2007 my life has improved dramatically thanks partly to the therapy that I continue to this day. My therapy consists of weekly 30-minute visits to a local psychiatrist where we discuss the … Continue reading

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Putting something together again

To my regular readers, my apologies for not posting for the past two weeks. Sunday, around 2:30pm, 11 September 2011. The weekend was into its last quarter, and the previous three quarters hadn’t been very rewarding. The night before had … Continue reading

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