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PATIENT HEAL THYSELF – PHYSICAL VS. MENTAL

Mental Health/Bipolar Disorder/Mortality by: Sheri de Grom We’ve lived with Tom’s bipolar disorder for 26 years and it’s propelled us into a world we never envisioned. Bipolar disorder had come to stay at our home and it was devastating. However, … Continue reading

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MENTAL HEALTH – MY THERAPIST HAS A GOLDEN HEART

My Therapist Has A Golden Heart – Mental Health The Fourth House by – Sheri de Grom The headlines read, “Obamacare Should Help Those With Mental Health Issues Advocates Say.” The operative word in the previous proclamation is ‘SHOULD.’ I … Continue reading

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MENTAL HEALTH CARE – WHO NEEDS IT? – PART 3 of 3

Mental Health Care – Who Needs It? – Part 3 of 3 The Fourth House By – Sheri de Grom Tom’s hospital admission lingered into the Christmas holidays and I was devastated. Christmas had always been my favorite season. In … Continue reading

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THE WRONGS OF PSYCHIATRIC CARE – PART 2 of 2

The Wrongs Of Psychiatric Care – Part 2 of 2                                            A Blind Date With My Husband By – Sheri … Continue reading

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THE WRONGS OF PSYCHIATRIC CARE – Part 1 of 2

The Wrongs of Psychiatric Care – Part 1 of 2 A Blind Date With My Husband By – Sheri De Grom How I’d wanted to go on a date night with my husband. I just hadn’t thought it would turn … Continue reading

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The Next Big Thing – 10 Clues and 5 Writers

The Next Big Thing – 10 Clues & 5 Writers Tagged by Florence Fois By: Sheri de Grom Oh, happy day. I’ve been tagged by the magnificent Florence Fois for THE NEXT BIG THING and I’m thrilled. Of course, this … Continue reading

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Aftermath of Memory Loss

Traumatic Brain Injuries – Part 4 of 5 In The Name of Modern Medicine, cont. The days passed without Tom recognizing me and the staff treated me like the enemy. Had someone warned them, “Do not approach,” or perhaps, “Use … Continue reading

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Fifty-Five Years of Memories Stolen

Traumatic Brain Injuries – Part 3 of 5 In The Name of Modern Medicine Fifteen years before my husband, Tom, lost his entire memory, we’d had a perfect wedding. It was the spring of 1986. We were wed in the … Continue reading

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