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    Deprssion

     Today, I want to talk about depression - I have bi-polar mania and post traumatic stress disorder (that I will talk about at a later date) I am 62 and just a few years ago I was diagnosed - all my life, I thought everyone was like this - I am taking medication and have...
    gypsylady420 gypsylady420
    61-65, F
    Dec 22, 2009

    More About The Job At The Collection Agency

     I GOT A JOB THERE WHEN I WAS 28 AND WORKED THERE FOR 4 YRS - AFTER A FEW MONTHS WE MOVED INTO A NEW OFFICE AND I HAD A PRIVATE OFFICE UPSTAIRS BY MYSELF - SOON MY BOSS SEEMED TO BE SPENDING MORE TIME UP THERE WITH ME THEN AT HIS OWN DESK - PRETTY SOON, IT WAS LUNCHES AND...
    gypsylady420 gypsylady420
    61-65, F
    Dec 28, 2009

    My Life With Domestic Violence

     there is going to be a lot to write about so will just start from the beginning - I met Jack when I was 21 at a bar (he is the one that was with me during the covered wagon time) - right from the beginning, I had a feeling in the pit of my stomach that he was bad news but I...
    gypsylady420 gypsylady420
    61-65, F
    Jan 4, 2010

    Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

      About three years ago I was diagnosed with PTSD along with my being bi-polar. Anything bad that can happen to a woman has happened to me.  Because of what I have been through I worked in a shelter for battered women but also dealt with all forms of abuse.  I...
    gypsylady420 gypsylady420
    61-65, F
    Dec 29, 2009

    An On The Job Expereince

      I USED TO WORK AT A COLLECTION AGENCY - I WORKED WITH ALL MEN AND HAD MY OWN OFFICE UPSTAIRS - EACH DAY WE WOULD WRITE ON A CHALKBOARD HOW MUCH MONEY WE HAD RECEIVED THAT DAY - I HAD GONE DOWN AND WROTE MINE AND LEFT - SHORTLY, ONE OF MY CO-WORKER'S CAME UPSTAIRS TO TELL...
    gypsylady420 gypsylady420
    61-65, F
    1 Response Dec 27, 2009

    Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Continued

     I AM BACK TO TALK MORE ABOUT MY PTSD WHEN I WAS 21, I WAS WALKING DOWN THE STREET ONE EARLY EVENING AND A CALL PULLED UP AND A GUY GOT OUT AND ASKED ME FOR DIRECTIONS - I HAVE ALWAYS BEEN A TRUSTING PERSON (STILL AM TODAY) - HE WALKED OVER TO ME AND BEFORE I KNEW IT, HE...
    gypsylady420 gypsylady420
    61-65, F
    2 Responses Dec 30, 2009

    My Interesting Day

     Today, I had to go do a housecleaning job - I've been to the house on several occasions - I whip into the drive-way and noticed that the gal I clean with wasn't there yet - so since it was pretty cold I decided I would go on in - I opened the door and said "hello"...
    gypsylady420 gypsylady420
    61-65, F
    1 Response Dec 23, 2009

    "get Ready" By Rare Earth

     I have on the cd of Get Ready by Rare Earth so had to share a memory of that particular song. It was 1966 and was up in Montreal.  Great party city.  Used to go up there and stay for a weekend at least once a month sometimes by myself which I was on this...
    gypsylady420 gypsylady420
    61-65, F
    1 Response Dec 26, 2009
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