A (Probably) Controversial Take on Jimi Hendrix

There are two stories about Jimi Hendrix being fired. The first was when he was fired from a band he joined in high school. Hendrix was too wild for them. That just wasn’t the sound the band was going for, so they fired him. Hendrix was later hired by Little Richard to be in his…

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My Mental Health Journey Through an Intensive Outpatient Program – Coda

I have the strongest urge to start this last piece about my mental health journey through an intensive outpatient program (IOP) with an apology. I can’t tell if it’s an acceptable urge or if I should use opposite action to resist it. The thing is, I don’t feel like I’ve done a very good job…

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My Mental Health Journey Through an Intensive Outpatient Program – Part 34

Well, I finished my intensive outpatient program (IOP) today. It’s a day earlier than I expected, but I’ll talk about that later. For now, I was customarily early, but the fourth to arrive. These new group members are something else. It was a big group today, so check-ins took all of the first hour and…

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