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Monthly Archives: June, 2015

Relationship Bewilderment – Empath vs Narcissist?

Anne and Rusty

Article from Elephant Journal – The Toxic Attraction Between and Empath and a Narcissist by Alex Myles: http://www.elephantjournal.com/2015/06/the-toxic-attraction-between-an-empath-a-narcissist/ I am an Empath. I’m beginning to think I might be a Narcissist, too, or at least have some of those traits. Recent past I’ve been attracted to reading all I can find about the relationships between …

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AA and Anti-Depressants

In 1986 I became aware that my drinking was a problem. I was in outpatient addiction recovery dealing with my food addiction issues. I’d also had depression for many years but thought it was a “bad personality” and had done no recovery for it. At that time a common theme in AA was that antidepressants …

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Living with Dysthymic Disorder and Major Depession

Anne and Rusty

What is Dysthymic Disorder?  http://www.everydayhealth.com/health-report/major-depression/understanding-dysthymia.aspx My Personal Experience of Dysthymia The first time I was hospitalized in a Psychiatric Hospital in 1988 I was diagnosed with Dysthymic Disorder and Bulimia (Translation – Ox Eating), now my type of Bulimia would be called Binge Eating Disorder, for which there is finally an actual diagnosis in the …

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AA and OA – Alcohol and Sugar Addictions and Birthday Hallelujah!

Today is my 64th birthday and I am incredibly grateful to still be here to celebrate. Also for the VSG.  – “sleeve gastrectomy”  or “Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy” or “The Sleeve”, my recovery from food addiction, imperfect though it is, and my 29 years abstinence from alcohol. Even though I did not yet lose all my …

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Gratitude Cancer and Depression

It is peculiar how hard I fought cancer and how depression leads me to wish I were dead. This morning I read a blog post titled “Suicide” by a blogger who lives with mental illness. Already 17 comments.  It was beautifully painfully written and the thoughts oh so familiar. It is both good to know …

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Rosie and Opal, and Edna, too (a first date)

Originally posted on Lesbianne Musings:
ROSIE AND OPAL, AND EDNA, TOO (a first date) by Lesbianne Free you do enjoy being out in nature? lovely my favorite thing we saw two retired elephants Rosie and Opal living in Hope perfect May day, warm sun, cool breeze, birds singing, flowering crabapple trees showing off their finest…

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We (I) Often Don’t Do Anything Because I Pressure ME to do BIG! ! !

We (I) Often Don’t Do Anything Because I Pressure ME to do BIG! ! !.

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We (I) Often Don’t Do Anything Because I Pressure ME to do BIG! ! !

I just saw the above thought online from a facebook friend of a friend – love the worldwide Universal community – and I thought wow how true that is for me in regards to my writing. For years I had the desire to write a book that would be a bestseller AND be on Oprah’s …

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Peace of Mind Being My Greatest Desire

GOSH! Where to start?! I’ve been feeling angry! Now I’m feeling disappointed, hurt, rejected and sad. My depression has been lifting the past several days…and life keeps moving along…things happen…I think I can understand why some people would rather feel angry than hurt – it is a stronger feeling – one of having more control …

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Dealing With My Biggest Problem First – My Own Anger

Anne and Rusty

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-last-best-cure/201405/15-ways-get-someone-out-your-head 15 Ways to Get Someone Out of Your Head by Donna Jackson Nakazawa found on Google My very own pain, my deep anger and my suicide ideation led me to hunting Google this morning – for “something”. I am in an all too familiar place of mentally living and reliving recent painful events. That always …

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