So the NAMI Florida State Conference 2019 was at a pretty swanky hotel. But when Robin went up to take her shower, the water wouldn’t get hot. We moved rooms and had the same problem. Apparently the boiler was down for the whole building. By the time we got dinner and came back, the problem […]
During the NAMI Florida State Conference 2019, my friend Vikki experienced some Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures. They are kinda scary to watch but are ultimately harmless. The biggest problem, from Vikki’s point of view, is when people freak out about them and call the paramedics. Several times she has had to go to the hospital to […]
Dana Foglesong was a speaker at the NAMI Florida State Conference 2019, and I think she was really inspiring. I wrote some of what she said down, and then made this comic from it. Peer Support is such an essential part of recovery from Mental Illness!
Well, we are back in business! I recently completed a move into a spare bedroom of a friend. It took a while to get everything set up to the point where I could work on Our Mad Life again. We are continuing the series written at the NAMI Florida State Conference 2019, this time with […]
This is something else that happened at the NAMI Florida Convention. I agree so much with that idea: if you live with mental illness, you have been given an experience that is different. Difference makes it valuable. Profit from it. Turn your story into something that supports you. You may have lost an entire way […]
Back in September, Robin and I had a chance to go to the NAMI Florida Convention . We had a chance to set up a table for Our Mad Life and gave out cards that I drew portraits on. You can see it on my Instagram. We wrote a few strips based on the experience, so […]
Mustard Eggs are a real thing! I found them at a farmer’s market here in Sarasota and got them. The taste is… interesting. Definitely not an every day thing, but still worth eating the rest of them.