Today I was hit by a car crossing the street on East 32nd Street in Manhattan after I left my job at Bellevue Hospital. I was taken to New York University Medical Center where I am here for observation. Texted my boyfriend who replied "Who would like to take my future wife away?" Then he texted keep me updated. I felt a feeling of detachment on his part and lack of empathy. Should I be the one to keep him updated about my condition or should he be the one inquiring about my status?
I've been pretty stable the last few months. I haven't had a depressive episode in months and no hypomania. My meds really seem to be working. I was substitute teacher last school year but I recently found a part time job as a paraprofessional and I am happy with a set schedule. I'm doing so well and I hope it continues. My kids see a huge change in me and are proud of how well I am doing.
My dad died several weeks ago. The death was quick, and he was elderly. My challenges are that I have several difficult memories of him. I am unable to share these memories with my loved ones. These were moments-in-time, and not a repetitive pattern. But, these moments-in-time made me distrust him. As a result, I was not close to him. During the funeral, I heard many people talk warmly about my...