My wife is funny.  My wife is brave.  My wife is amazing.

Despite all the pain, confusion and struggles with the acceptance of having a mood disorder label, such as depression, she find opportunities to share her ambivalent openness to it actually being true.  Here are 2 examples, which she approved for sharing:

Recent Whatsapp chat messages that she wrote (in less than 2 minutes), regarding 10 tins of tuna that we ended up having, after not coordinating the shopping between us.

Is 10 cans of tuna fish a sign of:

a) hypomania

b) mania

c) depression

d) personality

e) hunger

f) fear if famine

g) dysphoria

h) lack of communication

i) was on special (discounted)

j) for making tuna patties (lots of them)

k) need tins for a school project

l) having a business luncheon at our house with tuna and cheese melts

m) to give me a project to do a multiple choice questionnaire about

n) none of the above

o) Oll of the above”

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Congratulations for getting through that list.

Finally, one morning this week I found this (below) bag of garbage at the front door.

I asked my wife: “Since when does the garbage ask to be taken out?”

Without any hesitation,  my wife repied: “When it has bipolar!”

HUMOR IS IMPORTANT.

APOLOGIES – OUR HUMOR IS UNIQUE.

Have a great weekend.

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