Living With Mental Illness


Recently Chi seems to have developed some absurd inclination to flaunt his mental illness and totally irrational behaviour at people other than me.  He threw a big, ugly shit-stink for absolutely no reason at a close, long-term friend of mine/ours who stayed with us last Friday evening after doing the very same thing to another close, long-term friend of mine/ours who stayed with us a couple weeks earlier, and now he’s getting into it with the neighbours and our landlord.   (more…)

We got a film scoring gig, but it didn’t turn out so well…  (more…)

Chi has once again shocked me with his resolve and determination to make a highly improbable major life change.   (more…)

I found this piece near the bottom of my pile of drafts and was nonplussed to find that Chi’s extreme dysfunctionality and my extreme distress because of it was going on long before the catastrophic events in Japan of March 11, 2011.  There may be more since I did not start publishing my journals that portrayed Chi in a negative light until around August, 2011, by which point he had totally gone off the rails and nearly succeeded in taking me down with him.  (more…)

In case anyone has ever wondered why bands are such incredibly unstable entities that tend to disintegrate at any moment without notice….  (more…)

Some positive developments with Chi   (more…)

Another Chi-ism, this time most likely an equal-and-opposite reaction to the positive steps he’s been taking since the last incident about a month earlier.   (more…)

I’ve decided to let 2012 be the year of reclaiming control over my own life, and this is how it’s taking shape….   (more…)

What I was able to accomplish while Chi was away on a brief holiday trip, and what happened when he returned. (more…)

Brenda K’s take on whether or not to do weddings  (more…)

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