More Waiting

A doctor’s waiting room in the middle of the day. Several white-haired patients reading outdated magazines, a couple of mothers with sniffy children and me, by the door, trying to keep as far away from everyone as possible. Problem number one is what to do with my hands. My feet are shuffling away under my […]

We are scary, you guys

Before my brother and his girlfriend had fully moved into their new apartment, his girlfriend spent one night there alone and there was an incident. Apparently one of the neighbours had a “psych episode” and was running through the hallways screaming. Eventually he stopped, or the police came or something but my brother’s girlfriend was […]

Testing each other

“The psychiatrist I was seeing back then didn’t really do anything…” “Who was that?” “Just a psychiatrist. It doesn’t matter. She hates me.” “Why would she hate you?” “They all hate me… So how did I do on those tests?” I have a new psychologist, which sounds stupid after I wrote not long ago about […]