Thank you for asking, Jk! I’m mostly good (mostly); diagnosed adjustment disorder with depressed mood (I used to know the DSM #; nevermind, they probably changed it in the latest edition) but I’m Fine. 😉 My compensating behaviors are now habits (I’m 60) for both my depression and the holes in my brain (I cannot remember phone numbers, because they almost never have a shape in my mind, so I look up something on the computer, turn around and pick up the desk phone and <soap bubble pop sound>; OTOH, our home number is the shape of a smooth stone plus a rock like a hand grip, so that sticks #frakingweirdbrain). My wife and partner keeps an eye on me in public; she steers me to a safe place if she sees me in pre-meltdown mode (and I get her a drink and cute things with chocolate from the dessert table, so it all balances).

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