Monthly Archives: May 2012

Feeling Overwhelmed

I’m feeling overwhelmed at the moment, which is not good, as my tendency when overwhelmed is to completely shut down and not accomplish anything.   I’m finding it difficult to pack up my apartment, both because there’s a lot more to … Continue reading

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The Joys of Life on Meds

Anyone diagnosed with a mental illness is at some point going to be faced with the question of whether or not they should go on meds or not.    I’ve been on meds now for over 10 years now, in fact … Continue reading

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Facing my fears – financial

The last few years have been rough with unemployment.  I’ve now been unemployed except for a brief period for almost 2 years.  I’ve been living off my savings,which thank God I had.   But I’ve pretty much exhausted them, except for … Continue reading

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Starting Over: 2 harps, some clothes and a whack of knitting needles

My life is in major upheaval right now.   On April 30 I got a call from St. Clare’s Residence for women.    It’s part of the shelter system of Toronto, providing long term assisted, subsidized, living to women who are recovering … Continue reading

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