schizophrenia is indeed a disease. It’s not just “those people are crazy”. It’s a true physical deformity, and no more funny than being born with cerebral palsy.
I enjoyed periodically catching a whiff of the perfume as I came home, or woke up, or just happened to notice it when I was in the living room (perhaps the air kicked on causing a temporary boost in the airborne concentration). It might sound desperate, but in a way, I kind of felt like maybe I was not living alone after all.
even with my credentials, I am still not an expert. The true experts are those with proper credentials AND who have been actively researching Covid. The clinicians, laboratory scientists, biochemists, clinical doctors, they are the experts.
Cancer victims are far more likely to survive today than just thirty years ago, and new treatments are showing great promise. That is little consolation to those facing cancer today, especially for those unfortunate terminal patients like my friend or those we have already lost.
If you work in the medical field, your personal convictions cannot be used as an excuse to harm others, or you just don’t belong in that position.
Professionals should always be held at a higher standard. Attorneys don’t just represent their clients, they’re also agents of the judicial system, and if they have no interest in using their training for anything other than to make money then they should, indeed, be suspended or disbarred.
By vowing (to nobody but myself) to be open and honest about my depression and struggles, I honestly hoped that it could, in some way, be of comfort to others.
I’m feeling lightheaded and sick to my stomach. I don’t think it’s dehydration; I’ve been drinking a lot of water lately. I think it’s just heat exhaustion. But ironically, I’m not worried about myself. I’m worried about my cat
There are tricks to staying cool if you don’t have air (and do have an apartment or house, as not everybody does).
The concept of attraction being related to survival of the species, or at least passing on of the genes, is not hard to believe when one thinks about the features people often find attractive.