Monthly Archives: May 2012

In Reply to John


It is my personal position that no adult should be subjected to any involuntary procedures, whether it be forced hospitalization, drugs, or tube feeding. If it is criminally demonstrable that a person is a threat to society, then that person should go … Continue reading

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The Death Place


I didn’t kill myself yesterday—almost, though.  Almost. Here’s what happened:  about three and a half weeks ago I discovered that my glucose level was 423.  It’s supposed to be around 100.  I used to be able to control my diabetes … Continue reading

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“Writing Well is the Best Revenge,” Maie Liiv


In my case, the psychiatrist, Dr. Jenifer Rich, prescribed lithium for seven years and didn’t monitor it, resulting in enormous damage to me.  A psychiatrist working for New York State is required to (a) check lithium levels every two months; (b) … Continue reading

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Surviving without Dr. Peter Breggin


— On Sat, 12/24/11, ginger breggin <grbreggin@hotmail.com> wrote: From: ginger breggin To: “Anne Woodword” Date: Saturday, December 24, 2011, 11:54 AM Dear Anne, This is Peter, as well as Ginger writing to you. Ginger and I both love your writing. … Continue reading

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Breggin Conference 2013, and Why to Not Attend


I got a shock this morning.  While checking out the latest on Facebook, I came across a post from Peter R. Breggin, MD, about the Empathic Therapy Conference 2013.  Then I discovered that Dr. Peter and Mrs. Ginger Breggin have … Continue reading

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The Game Plan


What’s it all about?  Life, I mean.  Is it micro or is it macro?  Take, for example, the death of my fiancé, Bob Dobrow, in 1974.  Was that because something like an O-ring broke, or because of some master game … Continue reading

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Post-Recovery


Good morning, peeps—how are you all doing today?  With your depression, schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder and bipolar—how are you all doing?  I’m doing fine, thank you, after having recovered from all those wrong-headed labels they stuck on me. It’s a gray, … Continue reading

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