Tag Archives: Unconditional Love

CHRISTMAS DAY AND COLD CONCRETE WALLS

Bipolar Disorder/Mental Health/Slice Of Life By – Sheri de Grom Goodwill toward men—my first thought on Christmas morning. No, Sheri. You will not feel sorry for yourself. This is your life and welcome to it. You made the decision to … Continue reading

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SHERI, WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN?

  Caregiving/Advocacy/Medical 2016 By – Sheri de Grom Looking back to my last post of Dec 20, 2015 [you may read it here], I had no idea my life would soon become a powder keg. Many of you have asked … Continue reading

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SUICIDE, MENTAL HEALTH AND THE CAREGIVER

Mental Health/Suicide by – Sheri de Grom Compiled from journal notes, April 26, 1996, Washington, DC Burdened by my bulging briefcase, I’d hoped to get a jump on the day. We were celebrating our tenth anniversary tonight and I wanted … Continue reading

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MENTAL HEALTH AND UNCONDITIONAL LOVE

Mental Health and Unconditional Love The Fourth House by – Sheri de Grom I wrote a blog titled, ‘Mental Health – You Can’t Go Home Again’ in January 2014. It’s with love and thanksgiving when I read Tom’s comments on … Continue reading

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MENTAL HEALTH – STIGMA IN THE EMERGENCY ROOM

Mental Health – Stigma in the Emergency Room The Fourth House by – Sheri de Grom  Journal Entry: Random entries beginning Dec. 7, 1987, Monterey, California. My husband, Tom, and I had endured a year-long odyssey of medical exams for … Continue reading

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MENTAL HEALTH – SHARKS AT MY GRAVE

Sharks At My Grave The Fourth House by: Sheri de Grom From Journal Entry: January 2001, North Carolina. ‘As I look back over twenty years of living and loving Tom with bipolar disorder, I acknowledge how much of my life … Continue reading

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YOU CAN’T GO HOME AGAIN – MENTAL HEALTH

Mental Health – You Can’t Go Home AgainThe Fourth HouseBy – Sheri de Grom   I vividly remember a conversation I had with Tom’s father in 2001. I wrote about it in my journal. Tom and I visited his parents … Continue reading

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THIS MOMENT IN TIME – MENTAL HEALTH

This Moment in Time – Mental Health The Fourth House by – Sheri de Grom This moment in time is the title of an e-mail I sent to my best friend Catherine from our home in North Carolina in 2001.  … Continue reading

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MENTAL HEALTH AND CHRISTMAS MEMORIES

Mental Health and Christmas Memories The Fourth House By – Sheri de Grom Could it have been my own doing that I gave Christmas away in 1987? Have I continued sprinkling trails of Christmases past until they have become faded … Continue reading

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MENTAL HEALTH and ANNIVERSARY TRIGGER DATES

The Fourth House by – Sheri de Grom Many mentally ill individuals have an anniversary date imprinted not only in their memory but also in their soul. That date signifies a specific time that triggers reoccurring past events. For Tom … Continue reading

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