Tag Archives: mental health

I Hate My Brain

By | October 10, 2018

My brain lies to me all the time. Right now there is nothing wrong with my life. Everything’s okay. Work is fine. I’m not over my head in debt. The weather’s fine. I need to lose about 40 pounds (okay, that’s one major dissatisfier), but otherwise I’m not in desperately poor health or anything. To the best of my… Read More »

NAMI Vermont MindWalk 2018

By | September 28, 2018

On Sunday I will be taking part in the NAMI Vermont MindWalk — a fundraiser to raise funds (the best kind!) for advocacy and support of the mentally ill and their families and friends here in Vermont. (NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness.) As someone who is mentally ill, I greatly appreciate the work that NAMI… Read More »

Orchestrating Change Phase 3 Post Production | Indiegogo

By | May 31, 2018

The Indiegogo fundraising campaign to raise the necessary money to complete post-production on the “Orchestrating Change” documentary is about 58% of the way to its goal. Please help with a donation and help make this documentary on the legendary Me2/Orchestra a reality. Me2/Orchestra includes many musicians with mental illnesses and yet creates incredible music. The orchestra hopes to… Read More »

Orchestrating Change: Final Push

By | May 25, 2018

Many of you know that a documentary on Me2/Orchestra and mental illness has been in the works for a couple of years. The film will be called “Orchestrating Change” and I was one of several members of the orchestra who were interviewed for it. The filmmakers are getting very close to having it finished, but need funds to… Read More »

Mea culpa. Mea maxima culpa.

By | April 30, 2017

I apologize to everyone for being a tiresomely annoying, self-centered, whiny, attention-whoring, angry, malicious jerk. I wish I could make amends to everyone I’ve harmed. Since I can’t, I am planning on more-or-less permanently deactivating all my social media accounts. If, in the short term, you would like a personal apology, let me know. It’s always hard to… Read More »

Depression: the Blacksburg hypothesis

By | January 12, 2014

I suffer from chronic depression. There are days that I simply can’t get up the energy to do much of anything. Days when I have a long list of things to do — enjoyable things, even — and yet the whole day goes by, nothing gets done, and I look back and go “okay, what exactly happened there?”… Read More »