Author Archives: Kitt O'Malley

Quick Update

Working with a book coach, I’ve created character sketches, an outline, and drafted the first chapter of my book. All this while feeling sick and parenting a teenage migraineur.…

Guest Post: Living with Someone with a Personality Disorder

Thank you, Millie Jane, for this guest post. Millie shows compassion for her boyfriend who lives with a personality disorder. Too often those with personality disorders are vilified by family, friends, and even mental health professionals. Millie is UK-based. I’m…

Video Conference

My niece, Teresa Nichols, interviewed me on my online vision Saturday. She has an MBA and her own Cincinnatti based marketing business. http://reveal.marketing/ LinkedIn.com/in/teresalnichols Facebook.com/webmarketingtrainer Twitter.com/bizfunctional Tried editing the automatic closed captioning, but found it overwhelming. Sorry to my deaf…

I Intent to Write

Here I sit in the Laguna Hills Community Center foyer, intending to write, to tackle my memoir and collection of short pieces from my blog. I find myself stuck. Spend time on social media. Avoid the draft I have saved…

Sarah Fader: Parenting a Special Needs Child

Sarah Fader on parenting a special needs child with mental health challenges.…

Low Carb Low Fat Diet

Saw my internist today. Here’s my new diet regimen to lower my triglycerides: 100 gram carbohydrates per day, 60 grams fat day, no more than 5 nuts (preferrably walnuts), no olive oil (save 1 tablespoon to pan fry), no coconut…

Liver Panel Lab Results

So, back in November both my internist and my psychiatrist wrote out lab requests for me to fill. Put it off until January because I was nervous as to what the results might be. Metabolic panel showed high triglycerides. I…

Health Care System Fails Serious Mental Illness (SMI) and Severe Emotional Disturbance (SED)

The Way Forward: Federal Action for a System That Works for All People Living With SMI and SED and Their Families and Caregivers The Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee (ISMICC) has released a report detailing a plan for helping…

New Year’s Resolutions

Love more Worry less Exercise more Eat better Laugh more Stay stable Finish my memoir…

2017 Year-End Wrap-Up

2017 stats, most viewed, and favorites.…