Ten things I learned the hard way:

Because it is hilarious. Because it is true.

Plays Well With Words

Last week I enjoyed some time in a mental institution. I know, I know, anyone who reads this blog could have told me I was crazy, but I guess I needed professional confirmation. Anyway, here’s a few lessons I’ve learned the hard way:

1. Don’t bring your weed when you turn yourself in to the police.


2. Wearing a “I want to die, ask me why” shirt to the loony bin won’t score you any sanity points.


3. Being desperate for alone time can make even a trip to the psych ward calming.


4. The ability to go outside when you want to is a luxury not to be taken for granted.

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5. Spending hours on end with a small group of like-minded individuals is wonderful for forming great friendships.


6. Some non-profits have to use tarps and duct tape as a pillow (no wonder we all were nuts).

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About jeffssong

JW is an adult childhood abuse survivor with DID*. He grew up in a violent family devoid of love and affection. He is a military brat and veteran. He no longer struggles with that past. In 1976 JW began writing "The Boy". It took 34 years to complete. It is currently on Kindle (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004T3IVKK ), or if you prefer hard copy, on Amazon ( http://www.amazon.com/Boy-J-W/dp/1461022681). JW resides somewhere in the deep South. He is disabled and living with family. Note: Please feel free to take what you need; all is free to all. With that in mind, keep it that way to others. Thank you. We have 3 Blogs - One for our younger days, 0-10 (The Little Shop of Horrors); one for our Teen Alter and his 'friends' (also alters) with a lot of poetry; and finally "my" own, the Song of Life (current events and things)
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