Two days ago, I got ‘THE LETTER’ – the one from my employer, the federal Government of Canada, informing me that since my disability has now reached the two year mark, I must now make a tough decision.
Do I return to work?
Do I opt to take… Continue reading
This past week was quite eventful and stressful.
First, I received a letter from the insurance company informing me that my claim would be ended as of April, 2013. It also suggested I could apply for the CPP disability pension since I was still unable to return to work.
Now,… Continue reading
The first and most important thing is this:
In the eyes of the insurance company, you are a ‘scammer’ and you will spend every minute trying to prove otherwise.
Mental health issues in particular are the worst because they are hidden. They can only be felt and experienced. The only… Continue reading
I just stumbled onto this Current Affair video interview of DJs Michael Christian and Mel Greig about the tragic death of Jacintha Saldanha, the nurse who forwarded the call to Kate’s (Duchess of Cambridge) nurses.
I do feel for these two. I honestly believe they never even imagined that their… Continue reading
While watching the videos I posted of Bob and Oliver trying to get in our upper deck door, there was something that struck me as ‘odd’ hearing my own voice speak the name ‘Bob’.
Who on earth would give an animal the name Bob? It’s so short,… Continue reading
I had an appointment with my family doctor today to discuss the initial report from a psychiatrist I’ve started seeing about my PTSD, depression and anxiety.
To be honest, I haven’t had a good experience with the one psychiatrist I saw in the past.… Continue reading
We Need Defined Laws Regarding Rights of Access to Internet Accounts, Users and Activities for Law Enforcement
Fifteen year old Amanda Todd died a few days ago in a suspected suicide after being tormented by cyber-bullies. Out of desperation and despair, she went so far as to create a video that is obviously a cry for help (see below). Watching this video broke my heart… Continue reading
In a previous post, I discussed the media fury that erupted over the bullying of a school bus driver in Greece, New York, and the public outcry… Continue reading
I described in a previous post about my concern because I have been slowly gaining weight since going off work and onto disability just over a year ago. Even though I’m at home a lot, I’m actually no less active than when I was working, so the only reason I… Continue reading
I’m a fifties child.
I grew up during a period of great upheaval and turmoil on the social front. It seemed that fifties and earlier style dating quickly gave way to sixties free love without commitment, then in the late seventies, the dating scene changed yet again to the ‘going… Continue reading