Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

A Dog Named Prozac

And his owner/therapist who taught me compassion.

Photo by Matthew Henry on Unsplash

Mom stood from my couch and stared at her smartphone’s screen. She couldn’t recall the name of her video-sharing channel.

“It’s something about a grammy,” she said in a higher than normal pitch. “I didn’t want to lose the videos. I don’t remember where they are. I…” Her pressured speech, a symptom of her bipolar disorder, resulted in non-stop rambling.

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