Sucker Punch – A story about Schizophrenia and escapism

In the unnamed 1960s, the doll-faced Babydoll, played by Emily Browning (The Uninvited), accidentally shoots and wounds her evil, molesting step father. No problem; she acts in self-defense. But a stray bullet also offs her little sister. Ooops. Off Babydoll goes to Victorian, thunderstorm-swept Lennox House for the Mentally Insane, hilariously located in Brattleboro, Vermont.Continue reading “Sucker Punch – A story about Schizophrenia and escapism”

Spinning Out – Or the story of a bi-polar skater

♪ Everything I want ♪ ♪ Comes at a cost ♪ ♪ And I want ♪ ♪ It all ♪ While I was watching this Netflix drama about a skater trying to overcome her previous trauma and trying to make it to the Olympics doing pair skating, all I could think of was “don’t stickContinue reading “Spinning Out – Or the story of a bi-polar skater”

Post-adoption depression

So I’m sure everyone has heard or may be familiar with the concept of “pre-natal depression”. There is such a thing as “post-adoption” depression and I think I’m slowly going through it. The feelings of euphoria have dissipated and almost everyday I’m thinking “Am I doing the right thing?“, “Is this the right path forContinue reading “Post-adoption depression”