posted on Jan, 12 2014 @ 08:09 PM
Thanks to all who have replied!
To the few of you who are friends here and elsewhere and who expressed their appreciation and love, please all know that those feelings are absolutely
and humbly reciprocated and returned. Y'all are family.
I only have time to answer a few posts right now, but will be back tomorrow to try and fully catch up.
reply to post by watchitburn
My posting will remain fairly sporatic for the time being. I have a mobile WiFi Hotspot - but the data charges per gig are steep enough that I am
using it very sparingly.
reply to post by godWhisperer
I truly do not know what made the Doctor behave differently this time. I have never been frivilous about going to the ER and only have shown up there
when things were truly in a severe state ( whether it be a breakdown, or medication reaction, or massive panic attack ). My personal theory is that he
finally got sick of seeing me and decided to ship me a few hours down the road. LOL
reply to post by projectbane
Does this in any way effect your ability to moderate indiscriminately and without prejudice? After all in any other postion of authority, school
teacher, nurse, LEO you may be required to relinquish your position. I think this is fair question.
I am not sure how an illness might equate to indisciminate or prejudicial behavior. I have been on staff for years now and have not displayed any
behavior of the sort. Besides, moderation here is done by consensus so that mitigates the risk of any one of us going rogue. I imagine that if I were
to become deluded and unable to behave rationally the owners and staff would do the right thing and ask me to step down.
And, because you have very forwardly offered up that you have a mental illness problem, how do you know that what you say happened, actually happened?
Thank you for asking this question, as it allows an opportunity to educate a bit. Not all mental illnesses cause delusions, hallucinations, false
beliefs, etc. In my case I have no issues with discerning what is real and what is not - at least externally. During panic attacks I may feel as
though I am having a heart attack - or something of that nature. But it is only on an emotional level and internally that my wiring seems to be
I know I am not showing the compassion that others do and that is not for wishing to be rude but I dont find compassion very appealing. You told a
story, and I just have those two questions. You state at the end we can ask, so I am asking!
No need to apologize at all. Though I will say that compassion - how we treat others - truly is a reflection of how we see ourselves. Food for