Beyond Blue
February 2008 Archives

Speaking of the day you were born. Have you ever wondered what happened the moment you were conceived???? I’ve often contemplated the origins of my bipolar disorder. I’m thinking that on that fateful day when my dad’s swimmers caught up […]

There are three kinds of kissers: the fire extinguisher, the mummy, and the vacuum clear. -Helen Gurley Brown

If anyone deserves an Oscar for exceptional acting, it’s a depressive. My guardian angel, Ann, told me the other day that she has spent more than half of her life pretending to be a happy person. “People have no idea […]

Thanks to Beyond Blue readers Barbara (formerly known as “Babs”) and NYJLM (who writes her own blog, “So Love Is Hard and Love Is Tough” for forwarding me the link to Judith Warner’s opinion piece, “Overselling Overmedication” about the volumes […]

Sex is part of nature. I go along with nature. -Marilyn Monroe

A good man doesn’t just happen. They have to be created by us women …. So, first you gotta get rid of all the stuff his mom did to him. And then you gotta get rid of all that macho […]

When the only place a relationship wholly works is in bed, both people eventually get nervous … because they have to get out of bed. -Erica Jong

By taking the day off! (And following the advice of my doctor.) But I’ll be back Monday. In the meantime, be sure to check out all the stimulating and supportive discussions going on at Group Beyond Blue in Beliefnet’s Community. […]

The great secret of successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents, and none of the incidents as disasters. -Harold Nicolson

Related to last week’s post of the Newsweek happiness article is an essay by Charles Barber in the Feb. 10 issue of the Washington Post entitled “Message (Not) In a Bottle: Healing a Troubled Mind Takes More Than a Pill.” […]